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MedicalGuidelineRecommendation

Defined in the health.schema.org extension. (This is an initial exploratory release.)
Canonical URL: http://schema.org/MedicalGuidelineRecommendation

Thing > MedicalEntity > MedicalGuideline > MedicalGuidelineRecommendation

A guideline recommendation that is regarded as efficacious and where quality of the data supporting the recommendation is sound.

Usage: Fewer than 10 domains
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PropertyExpected TypeDescription
Properties from MedicalGuidelineRecommendation
recommendationStrength Text Strength of the guideline's recommendation (e.g. 'class I').
Properties from MedicalGuideline
evidenceLevel MedicalEvidenceLevel Strength of evidence of the data used to formulate the guideline (enumerated).
evidenceOrigin Text Source of the data used to formulate the guidance, e.g. RCT, consensus opinion, etc.
guidelineDate Date Date on which this guideline's recommendation was made.
guidelineSubject MedicalEntity The medical conditions, treatments, etc. that are the subject of the guideline.
Properties from MedicalEntity
belongsTo MedicalEntity Specifying a resource to which another resource belongs. Typically here it's used to link a medicalRecord to the Patient where isPartOf can't be used'. e.g :MedicalRecord schema:belongsTo :Patient
bodyPosition BodyPosition Indicating a body position
causalityStatus MedicalEntity Causality score or ranking following a codified system (like HL7 causalityExpectation) or not.
code MedicalCode A medical code for the entity, taken from a controlled vocabulary or ontology such as ICD-9, DiseasesDB, MeSH, SNOMED-CT, RxNorm, etc.
confirmationStatus Text  or
EventStatusType 
Specifying the confirmation status of something. eg: confirmed, suspected etc., as outcome of evaluation process
dateTime DateTime Specifying an instant of something. Typically derived from W3C Time Ontology this describes a point in time when an event or action occurs.
encounterStatus Text  or
EventStatusType 
specifying the status of medical encounter procedure.
guideline MedicalGuideline A medical guideline related to this entity.
interval QuantitativeValue Typically derived from W3C Time Ontology this describes a time interval when an event or action occurs.
legalStatus DrugLegalStatus  or
MedicalEnumeration  or
Text  or
EventStatusType 
The drug or supplement's legal status, including any controlled substance schedules that apply.
medicalDepartment MedicalDepartment Specifying the medical department where a procedure or a care event is taking place or attended by a patient.
medicalScore MedicalScore Specifying a medical score resource
medicineSystem MedicineSystem The system of medicine that includes this MedicalEntity, for example 'evidence-based', 'homeopathic', 'chiropractic', etc.
observable MedicalObservable Specifying a medical observable of a patient or a medical entity
physiologicalRole PhysiologicalEntity Specifying any physiological role of something
playsRole MedicalEntity Specifying the role played by an agent
possibleCause MedicalEntity Specifying a possible cause of something
rankOrder QualitativeValue  or
Number 
The rank order number of something. Typically used together with 'numerator' and 'denominator'. eg. refill number 4 out of 10.
recognizingAuthority Organization If applicable, the organization that officially recognizes this entity as part of its endorsed system of medicine.
relevantSpecialty MedicalSpecialty If applicable, a medical specialty in which this entity is relevant.
severity Severity Specifying a severity evaluation of a disease: typically by classification resource or ranking scale: mild, moderate, severe, life threatening or fatal
study MedicalStudy A medical study or trial related to this entity.
totalValue Number Total number of something.
Properties from Thing
additionalType URL An additional type for the item, typically used for adding more specific types from external vocabularies in microdata syntax. This is a relationship between something and a class that the thing is in. In RDFa syntax, it is better to use the native RDFa syntax - the 'typeof' attribute - for multiple types. Schema.org tools may have only weaker understanding of extra types, in particular those defined externally.
alternateName Text An alias for the item.
description Text A short description of the item.
image ImageObject  or
URL 
An image of the item. This can be a URL or a fully described ImageObject.
mainEntityOfPage URL  or
CreativeWork 
Indicates a page (or other CreativeWork) for which this thing is the main entity being described.

See background notes for details.
Inverse property: mainEntity.
name Text The name of the item.
potentialAction Action Indicates a potential Action, which describes an idealized action in which this thing would play an 'object' role.
sameAs URL URL of a reference Web page that unambiguously indicates the item's identity. E.g. the URL of the item's Wikipedia page, Freebase page, or official website.
url URL URL of the item.


Examples

<h1>Guidelines</h1>
<ul>
  <li>Recommendation: NewvoDrug is indicated for initial treatment of cardiac
  failure for all adult patients. (Strong recommendation;
  Class I, based on multiple randomized clinical trials)</li>
  <li>Contraindication: cardiac failure should never be treated with
  appendectomy in adults. (Class III, standard of care)</li>
</ul>
<h1>Guidelines</h1>
<ul>
  <li>Recommendation:
  <span itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/MedicalGuidelineRecommendation">
    <span itemprop="subject" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Drug">
      <span itemprop="name">NewvoDrug</span>
    </span>
    is indicated for initial treatment of
    <span itemprop="subject" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/MedicalCondition">
      <span itemprop="name">cardiac failure</span>
    </span>
    for all adult patients.
    (<span itemprop="recommendationStrength">Strong recommendation</span>;
    <a itemprop="evidenceLevel" href="http://schema.org/EvidenceLevelA">Class I</a>,
    based on
    <span itemprop="evidenceOrigin">multiple randomized clinical trials</span>)
  </span>
  </li>
  <li>Contraindication:
  <span itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/MedicalGuidelineContraindication">
    <span itemprop="subject" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/MedicalCondition">
      <span itemprop="name">cardiac failure</span></span> should never
    be treated with
    <span itemprop="subject" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/TherapeuticProcedure">
      <span itemprop="name">appendectomy</span></span> in adults.
    (Class III, <a itemprop="evidenceLevel" href="http://schema.org/EvidenceLevelC"/>
    <span itemprop="evidenceOrigin">standard of care</span></a>)
  </span></li>
</ul>
<h1>Guidelines</h1>
<ul>
  <li>Recommendation:
  <span  typeof="MedicalGuidelineRecommendation">
    <span property="subject"  typeof="Drug">
      <span property="name">NewvoDrug</span>
    </span>
    is indicated for initial treatment of
    <span property="subject"  typeof="MedicalCondition">
      <span property="name">cardiac failure</span>
    </span>
    for all adult patients.
    (<span property="recommendationStrength">Strong recommendation</span>;
    <a property="evidenceLevel" href="http://schema.org/EvidenceLevelA">
      Class I</a>,
    based on
    <span property="evidenceOrigin">multiple randomized clinical trials</span>)
  </span>
  </li>
  <li>Contraindication:
  <span  typeof="MedicalGuidelineContraindication">
    <span property="subject"  typeof="MedicalCondition">
      <span property="name">cardiac failure</span></span> should never
    be treated with
    <span property="subject"  typeof="TherapeuticProcedure">
      <span property="name">appendectomy</span></span> in adults.
    (Class III, <a property="evidenceLevel" href="http://schema.org/EvidenceLevelC"/>
    <span property="evidenceOrigin">standard of care</span></a>)
  </span></li>
</ul>
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          "@type": "Drug",
          "name": "NewvoDrug"
        },
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          "@type": "MedicalCondition",
          "name": "cardiac failure"
        }
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    },
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<h1>New guidelines for metformin and diabetes mellitus</h1>
<p>Dr. John Smith
<br>Medical University
<br>2012-03-24</p>
<p><b>Abstract:</b>
We review clinical evidence related to the use of metformin for
treatment of type-2 diabetes mellitus and provide new clinical guideline
recommendations.</p>
<p><b>MeSH subject headings:</b> Metformin; Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2</p>
...
<h3>Guidelines</h3>
Recommendation: we recommend monotherapy with metformin as an initial
pharmacologic therapy to treat most patients with type 2 diabetes
(Grade: strong recommendation; high-quality evidence).
<div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/MedicalScholarlyArticle">
  <link itemprop="audience" href="http://schema.org/Clinician"/>
  <meta itemprop="publicationType" content="Meta-Analysis"/>
  <h1><span itemprop="name">New guidelines for metformin and
      diabetes mellitus</span></h1>
  <p><span itemprop="author" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Person">
    <span itemprop="name">Dr. John Smith</span>
    <br><span itemprop="affiliation">Medical University</span>
  </span>
  <br><span itemprop="datePublished">2012-03-24</span></p>
  <p><b>Abstract:</b>
  <span itemprop="description">We review clinical evidence related to the use of metformin for
  treatment of type-2 diabetes mellitus and provide new clinical guideline
  recommendations.</span></p>
  <p><b>MeSH subject headings:</b>
  <span itemprop="about" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Drug">
    <span itemprop="name">Metformin</span>
    <span itemprop="code" itemscope
          itemtype="http://schema.org/MedicalCode"
          itemid="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D02.078.370.141.450">
      <!-- Note: use of itemid is not mandatory, but recommended when an
           external enumeration is available -->
      <meta itemprop="code" content="D02.078.370.141.450"/>
      <meta itemprop="codingSystem" content="MeSH"/>
    </span>
  </span>;
  <span itemprop="about" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/MedicalCondition">
    <span itemprop="name">Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2</span>
    <span itemprop="code" itemscope
          itemtype="http://schema.org/MedicalCode"
          itemid="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/C18.452.394.750.149">
      <!-- Note: use of itemid is not mandatory, but recommended when an
           external enumeration is available -->
      <meta itemprop="code" content="C18.452.394.750.149"/>
      <meta itemprop="codingSystem" content="MeSH"/>
    </span>
  </span></p>
  ...
  <h3>Guidelines</h3>
  <span itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/MedicalGuidelineRecommendation">
    Recommendation: we recommend monotherapy with
    <span itemprop="subject">metformin</span> as an initial pharmacologic therapy
    to treat most patients with <span itemprop="subject">type 2 diabetes</span>
    (Grade: <span itemprop="recommendationStrength">strong recommendation</span>;
    <a itemprop="evidenceLevel" href="http://schema.org/EvidenceLevelA">high-quality
      evidence</a>).
  </span>
</div>
<div vocab="http://schema.org/" typeof="MedicalScholarlyArticle">
  <link property="audience" href="http://schema.org/Clinician"/>
  <meta property="publicationType" content="Meta-Analysis"/>
  <h1><span property="name">New guidelines for metformin and
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  <p><span property="author"  typeof="Person">
    <span property="name">Dr. John Smith</span>
    <br><span property="affiliation">Medical University</span>
  </span>
  <br><span property="datePublished">2012-03-24</span></p>
  <p><b>Abstract:</b>
  <span property="description">We review clinical evidence related to the use of metformin for
  treatment of type-2 diabetes mellitus and provide new clinical guideline
  recommendations.</span></p>
  <p><b>MeSH subject headings:</b>
  <span property="about"  typeof="Drug">
    <span property="name">Metformin</span>
    <span property="code"  typeof="MedicalCode"
          resource="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D02.078.370.141.450">
      <!-- Note: use of itemid is not mandatory, but recommended when an
           external enumeration is available -->
      <meta property="code" content="D02.078.370.141.450"/>
      <meta property="codingSystem" content="MeSH"/>
    </span>
  </span>;
  <span property="about"  typeof="MedicalCondition">
    <span property="name">Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2</span>
    <span property="code"  typeof="MedicalCode"
          resource="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/C18.452.394.750.149">
      <!-- Note: use of itemid is not mandatory, but recommended when an
           external enumeration is available -->
      <meta property="code" content="C18.452.394.750.149"/>
      <meta property="codingSystem" content="MeSH"/>
    </span>
  </span>
  </p>
  ...
  <h3>Guidelines</h3>
  <span  typeof="MedicalGuidelineRecommendation">
    Recommendation: we recommend monotherapy with
    <span property="subject">metformin</span> as an initial pharmacologic therapy
    to treat most patients with <span property="subject">type 2 diabetes</span>
    (Grade: <span property="recommendationStrength">strong recommendation</span>;
    <a property="evidenceLevel" href="http://schema.org/EvidenceLevelA">high-quality
      evidence</a>).
  </span>
</div>
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