Stuart Nelson

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BACKGROUND Many consumers join online communities focused on health. Online forums are a popular medium for the exchange of health information between consumers, so it is important to determine the accuracy and completeness of information posted to online forums. OBJECTIVE We compared the accuracy and completeness of information regarding the FDA-approved(More)
A record of current medications as well as prior medication history is useful information to an individual. MyMedicationList is a prototype application developed at the National Library of Medicine that helps users manage their medication lists and make the records readily available when needed. This personal medication list can be printed out and serve as(More)
MyMedicationList MyMedicationList is a prototype application developed at the National Library of Medicine for users to manage their medication profiles, namely to store, update, add and delete medications from their personal medication lists. The application keeps a record of current medications as well as prior medication history. Such a personal(More)
The original RxNav RxNav [1] is a browser for RxNorm [2], the NLM terminology of standard names and codes for clinical drugs. RxNav displays links from clinical drugs, both branded and generic, to their active ingredients, drug components and related brand names. branded drug forms and 141 dose forms. RxNorm is one of a suite of designated standards for use(More)
The RxNorm Navigator 1,2 (RxNav) is a browser that allows users to query the RxNorm 3 database by any of its components (ingredient, clinical drug, brand name, etc) and displays all the information related to a given component on a single page, as illustrated in the example shown in Figure 1. RxNorm data are extracted from the Unified Medical Language(More)
A record of current medications as well as prior medication history is useful if not vital information to an individual. Such information needs to be easily accessible , yet adequately protected. MyMedicationList is a prototype application developed at the National Library of Medicine that helps users manage their medication lists and make the records(More)
For more than 150 years, the National Library of Medicine has provided access to the biomedical journal literature through the analytical efforts of human indexers. Since 1966, access has been provided in the form of electronically searchable document surrogates consisting of bibliographic citations, descriptors assigned by indexers from the MeSH ®(More)
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