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ABSTRACT: Improving performance of natural language processing part-of-speech tagging on clinical narratives through domain adaptation

Abstract: Objective Natural language processing NLP tasks are commonly decomposed into subtasks, chained together to form processing pipelines. The residual error produced in these subtasks propagates, adversely affecting the end objectives. Limited availability of annotated clinical data remains a barrier to reaching state-of-the-art operating characteristics using statistically based NLP tools in

ABSTRACT: Developing a national collaborative of medical educators who lead clinical skills courses.

Abstract BACKGROUND: The majority of US medical schools now have pre-clerkship clinical skills (PCCS) courses. Course directors for these often logistically complicated courses may be in different medical specialties and, historically, have had few formal opportunities for communication and collaboration with their counterparts at other institutions. As such, we hypothesized that leaders

ABSTRACT: Assessing the academic and professional needs of trauma nurse practitioners and physician assistants

Abstract Because of multiple changes in the health care environment, the use of services of physician assistants (PAs) and nurse practitioners (NPs) in trauma and critical care has expanded. Appropriate training and ongoing professional development for these providers are essential to optimize clinical outcomes. This study offers a baseline assessment of

ABSTRACT: Medical education in an electronic health record-mediated world.

Abstract This paper reflects on the extent to which we are preparing learners for practice in an electronic health record (EHR)-mediated world. We are currently training the last generation to remember a world without the Internet and the first who will practice in a largely EHR-mediated practice environment. We undertook a

ABSTRACT: Twelve tips for teaching with concept maps in medical education.

Abstract Background: Concept maps have been used as a learning tool in a variety of educational setting and provide an opportunity to explore learners' knowledge structures and promote critical thinking and understanding. Concept mapping is an instructional strategy for individual and group learning that involves integration of knowledge and creation of

ABSTRACT: Education 2.0 – How has social media and Web 2.0 been integrated into medical education? A systematical literature review.

Abstract in English, German Present-day students have grown up with considerable knowledge concerning multi-media. The communication modes they use are faster, more spontaneous, and independent of place and time. These new web-based forms of information and communication are used by students, educators, and patients in various ways. Universities which have already

ABSTRACT: “PULS.” – a Blog-based Online-Magazine for Students of Medicine of the Goethe University Frankfurt.

Abstract in English, German In the context of nationwide protests 2009 also students of the faculty of medicine/dentistry at Goethe-University in Frankfurt demanded more transparency and communication. To satisfy these demands, a web 2.0-tool offered an innovative solution: A blog-based online-magazine for students and other faculty-members. The online-magazine "PULS." is realized

ABSTRACT: Is there a “net generation” in veterinary medicine? A comparative study on the use of the Internet and Web 2.0 by students and the veterinary profession.

Abstractin English, German Informal and formal lifelong learning is essential at university and in the workplace. Apart from classical learning techniques, Web 2.0 tools can be used. It is controversial whether there is a so-called net generation amongst people under 30. To test the hypothesis that a net generation among students

ABSTRACT: Understanding trust formation in digital information sources: The case of Wikipedia

Abstract This article contributes to knowledge on how users establish the trustworthiness of digital information. An exploratory two-stage study was conducted with Master’s and undergraduate students in information studies. In the first phase of the study respondents commented on the factors and processes associated with trust formation. Participants commented on authorship

ABSTRACT: Finding more trustworthy answers: Various trustworthiness factors in question answering

Abstract In the recent explosion of Web information, it is important to find not only appropriate, but also more trustworthy answers to user questions. This paper proposes an improved ranking model for question answering (QA) which is focused on various answer trustworthiness factors. Contrary to past research that simply focused on