Exploiting thesauri knowledge in medical guideline formalization

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Serban, R.C.; ten Teije, A.C.M.;
(2009)

Objectives: As in software product lifecycle, the effort spent in maintaining medical knowl edge in guidelines can be reduced, if modularization, formalization and tracking of domain knowledge are employed across the guideline development phases. Methods: We propose to ... View more
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