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From Jeffrey Miller <jeff...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Differences in dictionary built with dictionaryBuilder and sno_rx16ab from sourceforge
Date Sat, 15 Jun 2019 15:29:36 GMT
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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