Korpus autentických klinických diagnóz v prostředí softwaru Sketch Engine

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Title in English Corpus of Authentic Clinical Diagnoses within the Software Sketch Engine


Type Appeared in Conference without Proceedings
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Language Centre

Description Probably every teacher of Latin medical terminology is struggling with a lack of source documents that reflect the real use of Latin in clinical diagnoses, since the possibility of making available the authentic medical documentation is very limited. In cooperation with teaching hospitals in Prague and Brno a corpus of authentic clinical diagnoses has been created. These diagnoses have been excerpted from electronic medical records of the clinics where the frequent use of Latin diagnoses was assumed (i.e. surgery, traumatology as well as gynecology and obstetrics, ORL etc.). In this presentation the authors demonstrate how to use the tools of corpus linguistics (morphological analyzer Morpheus and corpus manager Sketch Engine) for innovations in Latin medical terminology teaching and testing. These tools are used to search especially typical collocations and frequency of terms and their components (e.g. prepositional phrases).
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