An Ontology of Therapies

  title={An Ontology of Therapies},
  author={Claudio Eccher and Antonella Ferro and Domenico M. Pisanelli},
Ontologies are the essential glue to build interoperable systems and the talk of the day in the medical community. In this paper we present the ontology of medical therapies developed in the course of the Oncocure project, aimed at building a guideline based decision support integrated with a legacy Electronic Patient Record (EPR). The therapy ontology is based upon the DOLCE top level ontology. It is our opinion that our ontology, besides constituting a model capturing the precise meaning of… 
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How Things Persist
Introduction 1. Sameness and Difference 2. Parts and Stages 3. Sticking Stages Together 4. Vagueness 5. Sheer Coincidence? 6. Modality Epilogue Bibliography, Index (Last visited May 18, 2009) 9. Laboratory for Applied Ontology. DOLCE: a Descriptive Ontology for Linguistice and Cognitive Engineering
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