Model Formulation: Benefits of an Object-oriented Database Representation for Controlled Medical Terminologies

@article{Gu1999ModelFB,
  title={Model Formulation: Benefits of an Object-oriented Database Representation for Controlled Medical Terminologies},
  author={Huanying Gu and Michael Halper and James Geller and Yehoshua Perl},
  journal={Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA},
  year={1999},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={283-303}
}
OBJECTIVE Controlled medical terminologies (CMTs) have been recognized as important tools in a variety of medical informatics applications, ranging from patient-record systems to decision-support systems. Controlled medical terminologies are typically organized in semantic network structures consisting of tens to hundreds of thousands of concepts. This overwhelming size and complexity can be a serious barrier to their maintenance and widespread utilization. The authors propose the use of object… CONTINUE READING

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