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Terminology and Terminological Systems - Health Informatics (Hardback)
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Terminology and Terminological Systems - Health Informatics (Hardback)

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Hardback 221 Pages / Published: 16/05/2012
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This book will provide readers with the essential information needed to understand knowledge representation with a focus on healthcare. The book will use health sector real world examples to delineate the principal issues and solutions for the field of data representation. The book will include a history of terminologies and in particular their use in healthcare. This book will cover the basis, authoring and use of reference terminologies including the formalisms needed to use them safely. The editor will exhaustively cover the field of concept-based indexing and will provide readers with an understanding of natural language processing and its application to health terminologies. The book will discuss terminology services and the architecture for terminological servers. This text will serve as the basis for a course or equally well as a reference text.

Publisher: Springer London Ltd
ISBN: 9781447128151
Number of pages: 221
Weight: 659 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 18 mm
Edition: 2012 ed.


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"The clear, direct prose with its balance of breadth and depth, survey and explanation make the book suitable for both novice and advanced students of healthcare informatics, and the numerous definitions and concise style make it a handy reference for healthcare professionals. ... this book provides useful lists of terminology standards, implementations, and systems. ... A valuable addition to Springer's influential Health Informatics series, it will prove helpful to students and useful in libraries." (Frank Ritchel Ames, Doody's Review Service, September, 2012)

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