UMLS Knowledge Sources: Metathesaurus, Semantic Network, [and] SPECIALIST Lexicon
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, 2003 - Information storage and retrieval systems
Documentation for the Unified Medical Language System (UMLS) Knowledge Sources, including the Metathesaurus, the Semantic Network, the SPECIALIST Lexicon, and the Information Sources Map, experimental products of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. The purpose of the UMLS is to aid the development of systems that help health professionals and researchers retrieve and integrate electronic biomedical infoeasy for users to link disparate information systems, including computer-based databases, and expert systems.
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UMLS KNOWLEDGE SOURCES
OVERVIEW OF THE UMLS PROJECT
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Abnormality Acquired Abnormality Acquired Abnormality Acquired acute acute acute American Appendix Atrial Fibrillation attribute base form Bethesda MD CATEGORY 3 RESTRICTIONS Classification Clinical co-occurrence concept names CUI2 Current Procedural Terminology data elements database Description Dictionary for Regulatory Disease Drug e-mail Edition embedded punctuation Endoscopy entry Example format Found in MRSAB HCPCS Health hierarchy includes indicates inflectional input Knowledge Source Server length alphanumeric string lexical variants Library of Medicine License Agreement linked Lister Hill LOINC MedDRA Medical Dictionary Medical Subject Headings MEDLINE MetamorphoSys Metathesaurus concepts Metathesaurus source vocabulary MRCON National Library Neuronames noun optional preferred name Regulatory Activities Terminology relationship release RESTRICTIONS APPLY Contact Section Semantic Network semantic types SNOMED source abbreviation SPECIALIST Lexicon string with embedded subelements subset Syntactic Category System translation of MeSH UMLS Knowledge Sources UMLS Metathesaurus Valid Values Variable length alphanumeric Washington DC WHOART word index