Comparison of methods for evaluation of medical terminological systems

AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2003:2003:779.


The importance of terminological systems (TS) for the medical domain is widely recognized. The usability of such a system depends primarily on its content. We have designed four methods to evaluate the content of TS and applied them in a case study

Publication types

  • Comparative Study
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Evaluation Studies as Topic*
  • Humans
  • Information Storage and Retrieval
  • Medical Records Systems, Computerized
  • Terminology as Topic
  • Vocabulary, Controlled*