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CJFH Experts Take the Lead in the Construction of Standard Term System for Dermatovenereology
Source: Posted Date:05-08-2018

On April 30, 2018, the founding ceremony of the Dermatovenereology National Term Compiling Committee of China National Committee for Terms in Sciences and Technologies (hereinafter referred to as the Dermatovenereology Compiling Committee) was held in Hefei, Anhui Province. The Executive Deputy Director Pei Yajun of China National Committee for Terms in Sciences and Technologies and the Director Zhang Yushen from Medical Terminology Committee of the Chinese Medical Association attended the starting ceremony and carried out work instructions. Distinguished Professor Zhang Xuejun of China-Japan Friendship Hospital (CJFH) Department of Dermatology and Venereal Diseases was appointed as the chairman of the Dermatovenereology Compiling Committee, and Professor Cui Yong, Director of CJFH Department of Dermatology and Venereal Diseases was appointed as the Deputy Chairman and the Secretary-General.

The dermatovenereology national term initiated this time will fully draw on and refer to other disciplinary terms already published, and strive to formulate the most comprehensive, standardized, accurate, and authoritative terminology system in China’s dermatovenereology field. It can be mainly applied to the following scenarios including: (1) standardizing the scientific and technical terms in dermatovenereology field of China (textbooks and monographs); (2) developing dermatovenereology terminology query system (websites and mobile apps); (3) connecting with hospital HIS systems to provide better reference for disease diagnosis; (4) docking with skin AI assistant decision-making tools to achieve " intellectualized standards". The terms to be compiled this time will cover the dermatovenereology disciplinary framework (matching with textbooks), integrate international disease classification (ICD-11) and achieve cross-labeling. Meanwhile, it will also incorporate the research achievements in China’s dermatovenereology field and fully demonstrate the dermatovenereology-related content in traditional Chinese medicine with the general working concept of "taking China's development reality as the main body and combining internationally-recognized framework".
 
It is reported that the Dermatovenereology Compiling Committee established this time is composed of 91 well-known experts from 62 hospitals and research institutes across the country. Professor Zheng Min from the Second Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Professor Wang Gang from the Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University and Professor Liu Wei from Air Force General Hospital, PLA served as the Deputy Chairmen.
 
China National Committee for Terms in Sciences and Technologies is an authoritative institution approved by the State Council to verify and publish scientific and technical terms on behalf of the State. The State Council has clearly stated that the terms published by China National Committee for Terms in Sciences and Technologies are authoritative and binding upon verification and publication. All scientific research, teaching, producing, managing, as well as press and publication organizations across the country should comply with the terms.