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From gandhi rajan <gandhiraja...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Differences in dictionary built with dictionaryBuilder and sno_rx16ab from sourceforge
Date Sat, 15 Jun 2019 15:35:50 GMT
Hi Jeff,

As far as I know, maintaining a separate SQL script to add additional
entries should work seamlessly.

On Saturday, June 15, 2019, Jeffrey Miller <jeffmax@gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks Remy. Does anyone know if these manually curated
> modifications/synonyms are tracked anywhere (aside from the dictionary
> itself) so they can be carried forward in future dictionary updates?
>
> On Fri, Jun 14, 2019 at 4:28 PM Remy Sanouillet <remys@foreseemed.com>
> wrote:
>
> > From my experience, it seems pretty obvious that sno_rx_16ab is a curated
> > dictionary based on the SNOMED 2016AB release. It does not contain the
> full
> > set but it has additional edits and synonyms that are pretty useful
> > (including 'dm').
> >
> > We have had to manage those mods as an adjunct.
> >
> >       Remy
> >
> > On Fri, Jun 14, 2019 at 1:03 PM Jeffrey Miller <jeffmax@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > > Hi,
> > > I have created a custom dictionary from the latest UMLS release with
> > > SNOMEDCT_US and  RxNorm and I've noticed it seems to be generating
> > .script
> > > file with unexpected differences as compared to the sno_rx_16ab file
> > > available as part of the cTAKES release. Specifically, for diabetes, it
> > is
> > > missing these two rows:
> > > INSERT INTO CUI_TERMS VALUES(11849,0,1,'dm','dm')
> > > INSERT INTO CUI_TERMS VALUES(11849,0,1,'diabetes','diabetes')
> > >
> > > and only has this one:
> > > INSERT INTO CUI_TERMS VALUES(11849,1,2,'diabetes mellitus','mellitus')
> > >
> > > The end result is that "diabetes" is not being picked up in the test
> > text I
> > > am running through- it requires the full 'diabetes mellitus'.
> > >
> > > Is there any setting on the UMLS install side or the ctTAKES dictionary
> > > creator that could account for missing alternative forms like this?
> I've
> > > tried downloading the 2016AB release (which I think is the one used to
> > > create the bundled sno_rx_16ab package?) and I am not getting the
> > alternate
> > > forms in that dictionary either.
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Jeff
> > >
> >
>


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Regards,
Gandhi

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