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An ontology to improve transparency in case definition and increase case finding of infectious intestinal disease: database study in English general practice

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BACKGROUND: Infectious intestinal disease (IID) has considerable health impact; there are 2 billion cases worldwide resulting in 1 million deaths and 78.7 million disability-adjusted life years lost. Reported IID incidence rates vary and this is partly because terms such as "diarrheal disease" and "acute infectious gastroenteritis" are used interchangeably. Ontologies provide a method of transparently comparing case definitions and disease incidence rates. OBJECTIVE: This study sought to show...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.2196/medinform.7641

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Unknown
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0000-0002-8553-2641
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ORCID:
0000-0001-6107-014X
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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ORCID:
0000-0003-4856-3075
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0000-0001-5613-6810
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ORCID:
0000-0002-6414-3065
Publisher:
JMIR Publications
Journal:
JMIR Medical Informatics More from this journal
Volume:
5
Issue:
3
Article number:
e34
Publication date:
2017-09-28
Acceptance date:
2017-06-27
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EISSN:
2291-9694
Pmid:
28958989
Language:
English
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pubs:1013742
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uuid:8b28d23e-dd2d-4a9b-8588-70d5223ae5be
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1013742
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2019-11-19

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