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Investigation of Terminology Coverage in Radiology Reporting Templates and Free-text Reports
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Investigation of Terminology Coverage in Radiology Reporting Templates and Free-text Reports
Hong, Yi; Zhang, Jin;
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 Abstract
The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) is improving reporting practices by developing an online library of clear and consistent report templates. To compare term occurrences in free-text radiology reports and RSNA reporting templates, the Wilcoxon signed-rank test method was applied to investigate how much of the content of conventional narrative reports is covered by the terms included in the RSNA reporting templates. The results show that the RSNA reporting templates cover most terms that appear in actual radiology reports. The Wilcoxon test may be helpful in evaluatingexisting templates and guiding the enhancement of reporting templates.
 Keywords
Radiology Reports;Reporting Templates;Terminology;RadLex;Wilcoxon Signed.rank Test;
 Language
English
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