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Rector Clinical Terminology : Why Is it so Hard ?

@inproceedings{L1999RectorCT,
  title={Rector Clinical Terminology : Why Is it so Hard ?},
  author={A. L.},
  year={1999}
}
  • L. A.
  • Published 1999
  • For at least the last decade, problems of standardising medical language and terminology have been a major concern of Medical Informatics. Sittig placed achieving a common ‘controlled vocabulary’ at the top of his list of ‘grand challenges’ for medical informatics [1]. Major efforts have been mounted by the United States National Library of Medicine in its UMLS project, the UK National Health Service and its Centre for Coding and Classification, by SNOMED International, and by the GALEN… CONTINUE READING

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