Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-23865
Shiffman, R N; Michel, G; Krauthammer, M; Fuchs, N E; Kaljurand, K; Kuhn, T (2009). Controlled Natural Language for Clinical Practice Guidelines. In: Workshop on Controlled Natural Language (CNL 2009), Marettimo, Italy, 8 June 2009 - 10 June 2009.
Clinicians would benefit from decision support systems incorporating the knowledge of clinical practice guidelines. However, the unstructured form of the guidelines makes them unsuitable for formal representation. To remedy this shortcoming we translated a set of pediatric guidelines into Attempto Controlled English (ACE). An experienced pediatrician and a knowledge engineer assessed that ACE can accurately represent the clinical concepts and the proposed actions of the guidelines. Currently, we are developing a systematic and replicable approach to authoring guideline recommendations in ACE.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper), refereed, original work|
|Communities & Collections:||06 Faculty of Arts > Institute of Computational Linguistics|
03 Faculty of Economics > Department of Informatics
|DDC:||000 Computer science, knowledge & systems|
|Event End Date:||10 June 2009|
|Deposited On:||11 Nov 2009 09:24|
|Last Modified:||09 Jul 2012 03:59|
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