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Publishing a Multilingual Medical Terminology According to Terminology Standards and Linked Data Principles.

By Maxime Warnier, Joseph Roumier, Marc Jamoulle, Elena Cardillo, Robert Vander Stichele and Laurent Romary

Abstract

The data source is a multilingual medical database manually created by Mr Marc Jamoulle, a Belgian general practitioner with a long experience in classification and terminologies for general practitioners. It consists of one hundred and seventy-three French terms identified in a guideline concerning heart failure [1], intended for family physicians and published by the Société Scientifique de Médecine Générale (SSMG, Belgium). This resource is a first step towards the creation of a Medical Reference Terminology [2]. Due to the readership of the publication, those terms are often distinct from the ones used in the common language, as well as from those – even more technical – used by the specialized cardiologists; this situation clearly proofs that, because of the diversity of the terms, interoperability is sometimes hard to preserve. All of them...Peer reviewe

Topics: terminology, Engineering, computing & technology :: Multidisciplinary, general & others, Ingénierie, informatique & technologie :: Multidisciplinaire, généralités & autres
Year: 2012
OAI identifier: oai:orbi.ulg.ac.be:2268/171545

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