Natural language processor as a tool to assess heparin induced thrombocytopenia awareness

Abstract

The life-threatening consequences of heparin induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) may be prevented with early recognition, prompt heparin withdrawal and direct thrombin inhibitor use. To determine the level of HIT awareness, electronic term recognition software can be used to query the electronic medical record (EMR) to assess the thought process and test… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11239-011-0631-4

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