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From Remy Sanouillet <re...@foreseemed.com>
Subject Re: Differences in dictionary built with dictionaryBuilder and sno_rx16ab from sourceforge
Date Fri, 14 Jun 2019 20:28:38 GMT
>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.


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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