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Slide Presentation of the 2007 Annual Meeting of AHRQ

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Knowledge Needs for e-Prescribing

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  • Medication Terminologies
    • NDC (only packaged products)
    • FDA Listing, NDF-RT, Multum, FDB NDDF
    • RxNorm—integrates many UMLS sources
    • FDA SRS UNII (for ingredients)
  • Problem List and Allergy Terminologies
    • (ICPC), ICD-9, (ICD-10)
    • SNOMED CT (and VA/KP Subset)
  • Clinical Decision Support Knowledge
    • Currently best open access source: NDF-RT
    • Commercial Offerings: FDB, Micromedex
    • Upcoming FDA SPL labels (post-PLR)

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