ERIC Number: EJ618419
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Mapping Opthalmic Terms to a Standardized Vocabulary.
Patrick, Timothy B.; Reid, John C.; Sievert, MaryEllen; Popescu, Mihail; Gigantelli, James W.; Shelton, Mark E.; Schiffman, Jade S.
Proceedings of the ASIS Annual Meeting, v37 p190-203 2000
Describes work by the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) to expand the standardized vocabulary, Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine (SNOMED), to accommodate a definitive ophthalmic standardized vocabulary. Mapped a practice-based clinical ophthalmic vocabulary to SNOMED and other vocabularies in the Metathesaurus of the Unified Medical Language System. (Contains 12 references.) (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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