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From "Wu, Stephen T., Ph.D." <Wu.Step...@mayo.edu>
Subject Re: CTAKES-224 - Common Type System - Add field to save preferredText in IdentifiedAnnotation
Date Thu, 03 Oct 2013 21:35:38 GMT
How would you store preferred text for terms that are CUI-less or
primarily referred to by another terminology/resource?


On 10/3/13 4:31 PM, "Chen, Pei" <Pei.Chen@childrens.harvard.edu> wrote:

>When I first added this Jira, it was intended to optionally save the
>atom/text from the UMLS dictionary. I originally had it in the
>IdentifiedAnnotation, but realized that IdentifiedAnnotation could
>contain and OntologyArray of UmlsConcepts.  So I think we should add
>preferredText in UmlsConcept instead of IdentifiedAnnotation.
>[This will be useful for those would like the UMLS text along with the
>CUI/Code save since it's already available and won't have to do a
>secondary lookup futher downstream]
>What does folks think before I go ahead and make that change-  I was
>thinking of adding to the TypeSystem.xml first (the code hasn't been
>modified to populate it yet).

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