BRIDG-based Trial Metadata Repository - Need for Standardized Machine Interpretable Trial Descriptions

  title={BRIDG-based Trial Metadata Repository - Need for Standardized Machine Interpretable Trial Descriptions},
  author={Jasper van Leeuwen and Anca I. D. Bucur and Brecht Claerhout and Kristof de Schepper and David P{\'e}rez-Rey and Ra{\'u}l Alonso-Calvo},
Making information about clinical trials accessible in a machine interpretable way could aid applications both in clinical care and clinical research, such as patient screening, trial recruitment, trial meta-analysis, trial duplication detection and clinical decision support. We present our standards-based trial metadata repository that captures structured trial information and application-specific formalisms and execution logic supporting a range of relevant applications, with a focus on… 

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