<html xmlns:v="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:vml" xmlns:o="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" xmlns:w="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:word" xmlns:m="http://schemas.microsoft.com/office/2004/12/omml" xmlns="http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40"><head><meta http-equiv=Content-Type content="text/html; charset=us-ascii"><meta name=Generator content="Microsoft Word 14 (filtered medium)"><style><!--
/* Font Definitions */
@font-face
        {font-family:Calibri;
        panose-1:2 15 5 2 2 2 4 3 2 4;}
@font-face
        {font-family:Tahoma;
        panose-1:2 11 6 4 3 5 4 4 2 4;}
/* Style Definitions */
p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal
        {margin:0in;
        margin-bottom:.0001pt;
        font-size:12.0pt;
        font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";}
a:link, span.MsoHyperlink
        {mso-style-priority:99;
        color:blue;
        text-decoration:underline;}
a:visited, span.MsoHyperlinkFollowed
        {mso-style-priority:99;
        color:purple;
        text-decoration:underline;}
p
        {mso-style-priority:99;
        mso-margin-top-alt:auto;
        margin-right:0in;
        mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;
        margin-left:0in;
        font-size:12.0pt;
        font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";}
span.EmailStyle18
        {mso-style-type:personal-reply;
        font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
        color:#1F497D;}
.MsoChpDefault
        {mso-style-type:export-only;
        font-size:10.0pt;}
@page WordSection1
        {size:8.5in 11.0in;
        margin:1.0in 1.0in 1.0in 1.0in;}
div.WordSection1
        {page:WordSection1;}
--></style><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml>
<o:shapedefaults v:ext="edit" spidmax="1026" />
</xml><![endif]--><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml>
<o:shapelayout v:ext="edit">
<o:idmap v:ext="edit" data="1" />
</o:shapelayout></xml><![endif]--></head><body lang=EN-US link=blue vlink=purple><div class=WordSection1><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>Lee,<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>If you use “History and Physical” as the search term and then include property values in the search, you will get 10 matches, including the ROS one that you prefer. The “include property valus” flag allows the system to search the definition property, which is were the matches are made.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>Ray<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><div><div style='border:none;border-top:solid #B5C4DF 1.0pt;padding:3.0pt 0in 0in 0in'><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>From:</span></b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'> bioontology-support-bounces@lists.stanford.edu [mailto:bioontology-support-bounces@lists.stanford.edu] <b>On Behalf Of </b>Lee M Surprenant<br><b>Sent:</b> Thursday, August 22, 2013 12:29 PM<br><b>To:</b> support@bioontology.org<br><b>Subject:</b> [bioontology-support] search concept definitions<o:p></o:p></span></p></div></div><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><o:p> </o:p></p><p style='mso-margin-top-alt:5.0pt;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:12.0pt;margin-left:.5in'><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>I was browsing the REST API and I do not see this function.  Here is why I think it would be useful:</span><br><br><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>I am trying to find the best match for my concept "History and Physical" from within the NCI Thesaurus.</span><br><br><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>I make the following REST call:</span><br><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'><a href="http://rest.bioontology.org/bioportal/search/?query=Physical&ontologyids=1032&subtreerootconceptid=C16203&includedefinitions=true&maxnumhits=15&apikey=YourApiKey">http://rest.bioontology.org/bioportal/search/?query=Physical&ontologyids=1032&subtreerootconceptid=C16203&includedefinitions=true&maxnumhits=15&apikey=YourApiKey</a></span><br><br><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>I get back a single answer with a decent match:</span><br><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'><conceptId></span><a href="http://ncicb.nci.nih.gov/xml/owl/EVS/Thesaurus.owl#C20989"><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>http://ncicb.nci.nih.gov/xml/owl/EVS/Thesaurus.owl#C20989</span></a><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'></conceptId></span><br><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'><conceptIdShort>C20989</conceptIdShort></span><br><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'><preferredName>Physical Examination</preferredName></span><br><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'><contents>Physical</contents></span><br><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'><definition>A systemic evaluation of the body and it&apos;s functions using visual inspection, palpation, percussion and auscultation. The purpose is to determine the presence or absence of physical signs of disease or abnormality for an individual&apos;s health assessment.</definition></span><br><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>...</span><br><br><br><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>But it's missing the 'History' part, so I browse the Ontology manually and find:</span><o:p></o:p></p><table class=MsoNormalTable border=0 cellspacing=0 cellpadding=0 width="100%" style='width:100.0%;margin-left:.5in'><tr><td width="18%" style='width:18.66%;padding:0in 0in 0in 0in'><p class=MsoNormal>Preferred Name (Preferred_Name) <o:p></o:p></p></td><td width="81%" style='width:81.34%;padding:0in 0in 0in 0in'><p class=MsoNormal>Review of Systems<o:p></o:p></p></td></tr><tr><td width="18%" style='width:18.66%;padding:0in 0in 0in 0in'><p class=MsoNormal>Synonyms (FULL_SYN) <o:p></o:p></p></td><td width="81%" style='width:81.34%;padding:0in 0in 0in 0in'><p class=MsoNormal>ROS<o:p></o:p></p></td></tr><tr><td width="18%" style='width:18.66%;padding:0in 0in 0in 0in'><p class=MsoNormal>Definitions (DEFINITION) <o:p></o:p></p></td><td width="81%" style='width:81.34%;padding:0in 0in 0in 0in'><p class=MsoNormal>A comprehensive assessment of a patient, which includes a subjective history taking component as well as an objective based structured interview and physical examination of all the body systems.<o:p></o:p></p></td></tr><tr><td width="18%" style='width:18.66%;padding:0in 0in 0in 0in'><p class=MsoNormal>ID<o:p></o:p></p></td><td width="81%" style='width:81.34%;padding:0in 0in 0in 0in'><p class=MsoNormal>C95618<o:p></o:p></p></td></tr></table><p style='margin-left:.5in'><br><br><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Now, I'm not necessarilly saying that ROS is a "better" match, but it would be nice for it to show up on the search results.  Any thoughts?</span><br><br><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>thanks,</span><br><br><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Lee Surprenant<br>IBM Emerging Technologies | jStart Team<br><a href="mailto:lmsurpre@us.ibm.com">lmsurpre@us.ibm.com</a> | (919) 543-8919</span><o:p></o:p></p></div></body></html>