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Building an Ontology of Hypertension Management

Abstract : The analysis of customized decisions during hypertension management in a specialized unit requires a detailed representation of clinical cases. We are building a specific ontology to code medical records and process them with computerized tools. Relevant concepts to describe and justify medical decisions are extracted from three sources: (i) Clinical guidelines; (ii) Items of the semi-structured medical record form used in the clinical unit; (iii) Free-text answers from 5,000 completed record forms. Combining terminological sources is mandatory to cover the whole spectrum of possible justifications for clinical decisions, including contextual specificities and patients' particulars.
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Marie-Christine Jaulent, Christel Daniel-Le Bozec, Jean Charlet, Olivier Steichen. Building an Ontology of Hypertension Management. AIME 2007: 11th Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, Jul 2007, Amsterdam, Netherlands. pp.292-296, ⟨10.1007/978-3-540-73599-1_39⟩. ⟨halshs-00790949⟩



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