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Mutual enhancement of diverse terminologies

Hardiker, NR, Casey, A, Coenen, A and Konicek, D 2006, 'Mutual enhancement of diverse terminologies' , in: Proceedings of the Annual Symposium of the American Medical Informatics Association , Hanley & Belfus, Inc., Philadelphia, pp. 319-323.

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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to map the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association (NANDA) nursing diagnoses to the International Classification for Nursing Practice Ver-sion 1.0 (ICNP®) and to compare the resulting representa-tions and relationships to those within SNOMED® Clinical Terms (CT). Independent reviewers reached agreement on 25 (i.e. 64%) of the 39 parent-child relationships identified via the mappings between NANDA entities. Other parent-child relationships were more questionable and are in need of fur-ther discussion. This work does not seek to promote one ter-minology over any other. Rather, this collaborative effort has the potential to mutually enhance all three terminologies involved in the study: ICNP®, SNOMED® CT and NANDA. In doing so it provides an example of the type of collaborative effort that is needed to facilitate the development of tools to support interoperability at a global level

Item Type: Book Section
Editors: Bates, D
Themes: Subjects / Themes > Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA075 Electronic computers. Computer science
Subjects / Themes > R Medicine > RT Nursing
Health and Wellbeing
Subjects outside of the University Themes
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
Publisher: Hanley & Belfus, Inc.
Refereed: No
Depositing User: NR Hardiker
Date Deposited: 02 Dec 2010 13:59
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 16:42
URI: http://usir.eprints.org/id/eprint/12149

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