Extraction and Mapping of Drug Names from Free Text to a Standardized Nomenclature

@article{Levin2007ExtractionAM,
  title={Extraction and Mapping of Drug Names from Free Text to a Standardized Nomenclature},
  author={Matthew A. Levin and Marina Krol and Ankur Doshi and David L. Reich},
  journal={AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings. AMIA Symposium},
  year={2007},
  pages={438-42}
}
Free text fields are often used to store clinical drug data in electronic health records. The use of free text facilitates rapid data entry by the clinician. Errors in spelling, abbreviations, and jargon, however, limit the utility of these data. We designed and implemented an algorithm, using open source tools and RxNorm, to extract and normalize drug data stored in free text fields of an anesthesia electronic health record. The algorithm was developed using a training set containing drug data… CONTINUE READING
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