Knowledge-based Methods to Help Clinicians Find Answers in MEDLINE

  title={Knowledge-based Methods to Help Clinicians Find Answers in MEDLINE},
  author={Charles Sneiderman and Dina Demner-Fushman and Marcelo Fiszman and Nicholas C. Ide and Thomas C. Rindflesch},
Design: Three experimental systems were evaluated for their ability to find MEDLINE citations providing answers to clinical questions of different complexity. The systems (SemRep, Essie, and CQA-1.0), which rely on domain knowledge and semantic processing to varying extents, were evaluated separately and in combination. Fifteen therapy and prevention questions in three categories (general, intermediate, and specific questions) were searched. The first 10 citations retrieved by each system were… CONTINUE READING