Wuhan University Journal of Natural Sciences

, Volume 20, Issue 5, pp 397–404 | Cite as

Semantic representation of evidence-based medical guidelines and its use cases

Computer Science


Semantic representation of evidence-based medical guidelines provides the support for the data inter-operability and has been found many applications in the medical domain. In this paper, we describe a semantic representation approach of evidence- based medical guidelines, which is based on the Semantic Web Technology standards. We discuss several use cases of that semantic representation of evidence-based medical guideline, and show that they are potentially useful for medical applications.


evidence-based medical guidelines semantic representation semantic technology use cases 

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TP 39 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Computer Science and TechnologyWuhan University of Science and TechnologyWuhan, HubeiChina
  2. 2.Hubei Province Key Laboratory of Intelligent Information Processing and Real-Time Industrial SystemWuhan, HubeiChina
  3. 3.Department of Computer ScienceVrije University AmsterdamAmsterdamNetherlands

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