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Re: Linked Data for ICD? OPCS-4?

From: Hugh Glaser <hg@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Sun, 4 Oct 2009 23:09:52 +0100
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>, "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>
CC: w3c semweb HCLS <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>
Message-ID: <EMEW3|55543c41263744b1e10fae6309519c74l93NA502hg|ecs.soton.ac.uk|CE8%hg@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Sorry, should have given an example:
http://www4.wiwiss.fu-berlin.de/drugbank/page/drugs/DB00588



On 04/10/2009 22:33, "Kingsley Idehen" <kidehen@openlinksw.com> wrote:

> Hugh Glaser wrote:
>> Don't understand all this, but just making sure you know about:
>> http://www4.wiwiss.fu-berlin.de/drugbank/
>> http://data.linkedct.org/
>> But be careful; drugbank has sameAs to a lot of interventions, which is not
>> strictly correct, I understand.
>>   
> Hugh,
> 
> I would seriously like to assume that since the LODD effort won the
> recent Triplification competition those anomalies would have been
> resolved. I haven't had time to check myself, but I desperately hope
> they've been resolved.
> 
> Kingsley
>> Cheers
>> Hugh
>> 
>> On 04/10/2009 20:56, "Jeni Tennison" <jeni@jenitennison.com> wrote:
>> 
>>   
>>> On 4 Oct 2009, at 20:31, John Madden wrote:
>>>     
>>>> Depends on what you want to do, exactly. I think interlinking some
>>>> prevalent medical vocabularies to dbpedia entries is a wonderful
>>>> project!
>>>>       
>>> I was just looking at the statistics we have on UK hospital
>>> episodes[1] which use ICD-10 to indicate the primary diagnosis related
>>> to the episode. I'm intending to model the statistics using SKOVO[2].
>>> 
>>> I was hoping to locate existing Linked Data URIs for the diagnoses
>>> that I could reuse rather than inventing our own (especially since
>>> it's an international standard). Having extra information associated
>>> with each of the diagnoses would be a bonus, since all I have from the
>>> spreadsheets are the code and a preferred term (which include some
>>> spelling mistakes from what I can see and certainly not all the
>>> information that's available online).
>>> 
>>> Unfortunately from what I can tell the NCI Metathesaurus doesn't seem
>>> to define URIs that are possible to construct based on the ICD-10
>>> codes. Or it does and I haven't been able to find them. I'd be
>>> grateful for any advice.
>>> 
>>>     
>>>> Would you be interested in talking to the HCLS Terminology group (I
>>>> chair it) about it on an upcoming Thursday morning call? I predict
>>>> you'd get a lot of interest and support -- even help, if you like.
>>>>       
>>> If the above still sounds interesting, and provided the timing works,
>>> sure.
>>> 
>>> Cheers,
>>> 
>>> Jeni
>>> 
>>> [1]: 
>>> http://www.hesonline.nhs.uk/Ease/servlet/ContentServer?siteID=1937&categoryI
>>> D=
>>> 203
>>> [2]: http://sw.joanneum.at/scovo/schema.html
>>>     
>> 
>> 
>>   
> 
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