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SemMed: Applying Semantic Web to Medical Recommendation Systems

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8 Author(s)
Alejandro Rodríguez ; Dept. de Informdtica, Univ. Carlos III de Madrid, Leganes ; Enrique Jiménez ; Jesús Fernández ; Martin Eccius
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The systematic method used to identify diseases is a called differential diagnosis (DDx). It is mostly used by healthcare professionals to diagnose a specific disease in a patient. If the disease is diagnosed, the method could be used to recommend the medications in order to receive treatment. The goal of the current paper is to design a system based on semantic Web technologies to a system with the capability to assist healthcare professionals regarding the possible medication or drug to prescribe, according to following fundamental selection criteria.

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Intensive Applications and Services, 2009. INTENSIVE '09. First International Conference on

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20-25 April 2009