On clinical decision support

  title={On clinical decision support},
  author={Arman Cohan and Luca Soldaini and Andrew Yates and Nazli Goharian and Ophir Frieder},
  journal={Proceedings of the 5th ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Health Informatics},
  • Arman CohanLuca Soldaini O. Frieder
  • Published 20 September 2014
  • Computer Science
  • Proceedings of the 5th ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Health Informatics
Recent interest in search tools for Clinical Decision Support (CDS) has dramatically increased. These tools help clinicians assess a medical situation by providing actionable information in the form of a select few highly relevant recent medical papers. Unlike traditional search, which is designed to deal with short queries, queries in CDS are long and narrative. We investigate the utility of applying pseudo-relevance feedback (PRF), a query expansion method that performs well in keyword-based… 

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