Refining adverse drug reactions using association rule mining for electronic healthcare data
Reps, Jenna M. and Aickelin, Uwe and Ma, Jiangang and Zhang, Yanchun (2014) Refining adverse drug reactions using association rule mining for electronic healthcare data. In: IEEE International Conference of Data Mining: Data Mining in Biomedical Informatics and Healthcare (DMBIH) Workshop 2014, 14 Dec 2014, Shenzhen, China.
Side effects of prescribed medications are a common occurrence. Electronic healthcare databases present the opportunity to identify new side effects efficiently but currently the methods are limited due to confounding (i.e. when an association between two variables is identified due to them both being associated to a third variable).
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