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Title: Clinical terminology.
Austin Authors: Grain, Heather
Affiliation: Austin Health, E-Health Education and Pavillion Prime Care, Melbourne, Australia
Issue Date: 2010
Publication information: Studies in Health Technology and Informatics; 151(): 70-83
Abstract: This chapter gives an educational overview of: * What a clinical terminology is * How clinical terminology is constructed and used * The concept of mapping terminologies * Why clinical terminology is an essential component of electronic health records and clinical decision support systems * The issues that relate to good use of terminologies and the need for governance and standardisation to support health information quality and the linkage to safe/consistent clinical decision support.
Gov't Doc #: 20407153
Journal: Studies in health technology and informatics
Type: Journal Article
Subjects: Clinical Medicine
Information Management
International Classification of Diseases
Medical Records Systems, Computerized.organization & administration
Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine
Terminology as Topic
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