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Re: New proposal: health & medical extensions to schema.org

From: Thad Guidry <thadguidry@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 14 May 2012 19:01:21 -0500
Message-ID: <CAChbWaPBtXk3MxZP3bjq9g7wsRi3QLPOHQ=+-9=L3Jjdgg8+sA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Aaron Brown <abbrown@google.com>
Cc: public-vocabs@w3.org
Which type to use for an instance such as:

Mayo Clinic has 938 trials listed there currently, which I think could also
be typed as a MedicalStudy<http://schemaorg-medicalext.appspot.com/MedicalStudy>

A bit confusing if each of those 938 listed would be either a
MedicalStudy<http://schemaorg-medicalext.appspot.com/MedicalStudy> or
a MedicalTrial <http://schemaorg-medicalext.appspot.com/MedicalTrial>.

Does the mere fact that a Thing HAS A clinicaltrials.gov Identifer make it
one over the other ?  It seems given your MedicalStudy description that
those instances would be a MedicalStudy.  Example from above : NCT00587600

Perhaps just more documentation is needed for Medical Trial
<http://schemaorg-medicalext.appspot.com/MedicalTrial>itself to
make the differences more apparent ?

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