Interpretation of an international terminology standard in the development of a logic-based compositional terminology
Hardiker, NR and Coenen, A 2007, 'Interpretation of an international terminology standard in the development of a logic-based compositional terminology' , International Journal of Medical Informatics, 76S2 , S274-S280.
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Purpose: Version 1.0 of the International Classification for Nursing Practice (ICNP®) is a logic-based compositional terminology. International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 18104:2003 Health Informatics¿Integration of a reference terminology model for nursing is an international standard to support the development, testing and implementation of nursing terminologies. Methods: This study examines how ISO 18104:2003 has been interpreted in the development of ICNP® Version 1.0 by identifying mappings between ICNP® and the ISO standard. Representations of diagnostic and interventional statements within ICNP® are also analyzed according to the requirements mandated by the ISO standard. Results: All structural components of ISO 18104:2003 i.e. semantic categories, semantic domains, qualifiers and semantic links are represented either directly or in interpreted form within ICNP®. The formal representations within ICNP® of diagnostic and interventional statements meet the requirement of the ISO standard. Conclusions: The findings of this study demonstrate that ICNP® Version 1.0 conforms to ISO 18104:2003. More importantly perhaps, this study provides practical examples of how components of a terminology standard might be interpreted and it examines how such a standard might be used to support the definition of high-level schemata in developing logic-based compositional terminologies.
|Themes:||Subjects / Themes > Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA075 Electronic computers. Computer science|
Subjects / Themes > R Medicine > RT Nursing
Health and Wellbeing
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|Schools:||Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care > School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences > Centre for Nursing, Midwifery & Social Work Research|
Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care
Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care > School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences
|Journal or Publication Title:||International Journal of Medical Informatics|
|Depositing User:||NR Hardiker|
|Date Deposited:||02 Dec 2010 13:38|
|Last Modified:||20 Aug 2013 17:42|
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