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The Resource Toward precision medicine : building a knowledge network for biomedical research and a new taxonomy of disease, Committee on a framework for developing a new taxonomy of disease ; Board on Life Sciences ; Division on Earth and Life Studies

Toward precision medicine : building a knowledge network for biomedical research and a new taxonomy of disease, Committee on a framework for developing a new taxonomy of disease ; Board on Life Sciences ; Division on Earth and Life Studies

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Toward precision medicine : building a knowledge network for biomedical research and a new taxonomy of disease
Title
Toward precision medicine
Title remainder
building a knowledge network for biomedical research and a new taxonomy of disease
Statement of responsibility
Committee on a framework for developing a new taxonomy of disease ; Board on Life Sciences ; Division on Earth and Life Studies
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Motivated by the explosion of molecular data on humans-particularly data associated with individual patients-and the sense that there are large, as-yet-untapped opportunities to use this data to improve health outcomes, Toward precision medicine explores the feasibility and need for "a new taxonomy of human disease based on molecular biology" and develops a potential framework for creating one. The book says that a new data network that integrates emerging research on the molecular makeup of diseases with clinical data on individual patients could drive the development of a more accurate classification of diseases and ultimately enhance diagnosis and treatment. The "new taxonomy" that emerges would define diseases by their underlying molecular causes and other factors in addition to their traditional physical signs and symptoms. The book adds that the new data network could also improve biomedical research by enabling scientists to access patients' information during treatment while still protecting their rights. This would allow the marriage of molecular research and clinical data at the point of care, as opposed to research information continuing to reside primarily in academia. Toward precision medicine notes that moving toward individualized medicine requires that researchers and health care providers have access to very large sets of health- and disease-related data linked to individual patients. These data are also critical for developing the information commons, the knowledge network of disease, and ultimately the new taxonomy."--Publisher's description
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
610.285
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • charts
Index
no index present
LC call number
R852
LC item number
.C66 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
W 26.55.I4
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National Research Council (U.S.)
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National Research Council (U.S.)
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  • APACHE (Disease classification system)
  • Medicine
  • Immunotaxonomy
  • APACHE
  • Disease
  • Information Dissemination
  • Information Storage and Retrieval
  • Information Management
  • Precision Medicine
  • Terminology as Topic
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • APACHE (Disease classification system)
  • Immunotaxonomy
  • Medicine
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Toward precision medicine : building a knowledge network for biomedical research and a new taxonomy of disease, Committee on a framework for developing a new taxonomy of disease ; Board on Life Sciences ; Division on Earth and Life Studies
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Why now? -- What would a knowledge network and new taxonomy look like? -- How do we get there?
Control code
785779560
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 128 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780309222235
Lccn
2011943145
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
color illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)785779560
Label
Toward precision medicine : building a knowledge network for biomedical research and a new taxonomy of disease, Committee on a framework for developing a new taxonomy of disease ; Board on Life Sciences ; Division on Earth and Life Studies
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Why now? -- What would a knowledge network and new taxonomy look like? -- How do we get there?
Control code
785779560
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 128 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780309222235
Lccn
2011943145
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
color illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)785779560

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