Drug side effect extraction from clinical narratives of psychiatry and psychology patients

  title={Drug side effect extraction from clinical narratives of psychiatry and psychology patients},
  author={Sunghwan Sohn and Jean-Pierre A. Kocher and Christopher G. Chute and Guergana K. Savova},
  journal={Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA},
  volume={18 Suppl 1},
OBJECTIVE To extract physician-asserted drug side effects from electronic medical record clinical narratives. MATERIALS AND METHODS Pattern matching rules were manually developed through examining keywords and expression patterns of side effects to discover an individual side effect and causative drug relationship. A combination of machine learning (C4.5) using side effect keyword features and pattern matching rules was used to extract sentences that contain side effect and causative drug… CONTINUE READING


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