Phase II evaluation of clinical coding schemes: completeness, taxonomy, mapping, definitions, and clarity. CPRI Work Group on Codes and Structures.

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OBJECTIVE To compare three potential sources of controlled clinical terminology (READ codes version 3.1, SNOMED International, and Unified Medical Language System (UMLS) version 1.6) relative to attributes of completeness, clinical taxonomy, administrative mapping, term definitions and clarity (duplicate coding rate). METHODS The authors assembled 1929… (More)

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@article{Campbell1997PhaseIE, title={Phase II evaluation of clinical coding schemes: completeness, taxonomy, mapping, definitions, and clarity. CPRI Work Group on Codes and Structures.}, author={J. R. Campbell and P. Carpenter and Charles Sneiderman and Simon R Cohn and Christopher G. Chute and J. Warren}, journal={Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA}, year={1997}, volume={4 3}, pages={238-51} }