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Using natural language processing to extract structured epilepsy data from unstructured clinic letters: development and validation of the ExECT (extraction of epilepsy clinical text) system

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  • Beata Fonferko-Shadrach Neurology and Molecular Neuroscience Group, Institute of Life Science, Swansea University Medical School, Swansea University, Swansea, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Arron S Lacey Neurology and Molecular Neuroscience Group, Institute of Life Science, Swansea University Medical School, Swansea University, Swansea, UKHealth Data Research UK, Data Science Building, Swansea University Medical School, Swansea University, Swansea, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Angus Roberts Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London, London, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ashley Akbari Health Data Research UK, Data Science Building, Swansea University Medical School, Swansea University, Swansea, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Simon Thompson Health Data Research UK, Data Science Building, Swansea University Medical School, Swansea University, Swansea, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • David V Ford Health Data Research UK, Data Science Building, Swansea University Medical School, Swansea University, Swansea, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ronan A Lyons Health Data Research UK, Data Science Building, Swansea University Medical School, Swansea University, Swansea, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Mark I Rees Neurology and Molecular Neuroscience Group, Institute of Life Science, Swansea University Medical School, Swansea University, Swansea, UKFaculty of Medicine and Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • William Owen Pickrell Neurology and Molecular Neuroscience Group, Institute of Life Science, Swansea University Medical School, Swansea University, Swansea, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr William Owen Pickrell; w.o.pickrell{at}swansea.ac.uk
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Fonferko-Shadrach B, Lacey AS, Roberts A, et al
Using natural language processing to extract structured epilepsy data from unstructured clinic letters: development and validation of the ExECT (extraction of epilepsy clinical text) system

Publication history

  • Received April 3, 2018
  • Revised January 23, 2019
  • Accepted February 13, 2019
  • First published April 1, 2019.
Online issue publication 
April 01, 2019

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