The importance of creating an ontology-specific consensus before a markup-based specification of clinical guidelines Academic Article uri icon


  • ABSTRACT. We have previously developed the Digital electronic Guideline Library (DeGeL) framework, which includes a methodology for a markup-based, increasingly formal structuring of free-text clinical guidelines (GLs), and tools to support guideline-based application. The methodology includes activities be-fore, during and after the markup process. To reduce the ambiguity of the interpretation of a GL among the Expert Physicians (EPs) who are marking up the GL, and to achieve an interpretation common to the EPs …

publication date

  • May 30, 2006