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Integrating Healthcare Knowledge Artifacts for Clinical Decision Support: Towards Semantic Web Based Healthcare Knowledge Morphing

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-02976-9_23
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ABSTRACT Healthcare decision making demands the systematic integration of knowledge from multiple sources, such as clinical guidelines,
clinical pathways, knowledge of practitioners and so on. We present a semantic web based approach for synthesizing health
knowledge through the semantic modeling of healthcare knowledge as ontologies and reasoning over the ontologies to derive
a morphed knowledge object. We demonstrate the application of our approach by generating morphed knowledge about prostate
cancer clinical pathways.

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