DrugSemantics Gold Standard

DrugSemantics gold standard consists of 5 Summaries of Product Characteristics (SPC) written in Spanish. SPCs were retrieved from Medicines Online Information Center – CIMA – that belongs to the Spanish Agency for Medicines and Health Products – AEMPS.

This corpus is annotated with 10 Named Entities (NE) related to pharmacotherapeutic care, namely: Chemical Composition, Disease, Drug, Excipient, Food, Medicament, Pharmaceutical Form, Route, Therapeutic Action and Unit of Measurement. It contains 2241 ENs, 780 sentences and 226,729 tokens.

DrugSemantics was designed to be used for developing and testing of Spanish NE recogniton tools in the pharmacotherapeutic domain.


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Idiomas del recurso: Inglés
Versión: 1.0.0
This corpus is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported licence.
Referencia bibliográfica: 

If you use this data, please cite the following publications:

Isabel Moreno; Ester Boldrini; Paloma Moreda; M. Teresa Romá-Ferri (2017), “DrugSemantics Gold Standard”, Mendeley Data, v1

Isabel Moreno, Ester Boldrini, Paloma Moreda, M. Teresa Romá-Ferri, DrugSemantics: A corpus for Named Entity Recognition in Spanish Summaries of Product Characteristics, Journal of Biomedical Informatics, Volume 72, August 2017, Pages 8-22, ISSN 1532-0464