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Table 2 Examples of UMLS concepts identified by MetaMap for given text phrases

From: Linking clinical quality indicators to research evidence - a case study in asthma management for children

Phrase UMLS concepts
“exacerbation of asthma” C0349790: Exacerbation of asthma [Finding]
C0004096: Asthma (Asthma) [Disease or Syndrome]
C2984299: Asthma (Asthma Pathway) [Functional Concept]
“Asthma exacerbation” C0349790: Asthma exacerbation (Exacerbation of asthma) [Finding]
C0004096: Asthma (Asthma) [Disease or Syndrome]
C2984299: Asthma (Asthma Pathway) [Functional Concept]
“PEF” C0030771: PEF (Pefloxacin) [Antibiotic,Organic Chemical]
C1518922: PEF (Peak Expiratory Flow) [Laboratory Procedure]
C1542834: PEF (Peak expiratory flow rate) [Finding]
“Peak expiratory flow” C1518922: Peak Expiratory Flow [Laboratory Procedure]
C0857465: Peak flow [Finding]
C0231800: Expiratory (Expiration, function) [Organ or Tissue Function]
C0444505: Peak (Peak level) [Quantitative Concept]
C0806140: Flow (flow) [Natural Phenomenon or Process]