Submissions/A wiki platform to develop, publish and update cancer treatment guidelines
From Wikimania 2012 • Washington, D.C., USA
This is an accepted submission for Wikimania 2012.
- Submission no.
- Title of the submission
- A wiki platform to develop, publish and update cancer treatment guidelines
- Type of submission (workshop, tutorial, panel, presentation)
- Author of the submission
- Jutta von Dincklage
- E-mail address
- Country of origin
- Affiliation, if any (organization, company etc.)
- Cancer Council Australia, Sydney, Australia
- Personal homepage or blog
- Abstract (please use no less than 300 words to describe your proposal)
- Developing written cancer treatment guidelines is incredibly resource intensive, particularly full systematic literature reviews, where expert clinicians volunteer their time. The need to widely circulate cancer guidelines to stakeholders for input, while desirable, has also been problematic in delaying publication, which often makes guidelines out of date by the time they are published. Rapidly incorporating new evidence and publishing updated guideline versions is difficult to implement in a traditional print publication environment. Cancer Council Australia has been exploring the concept of "living" cancer treatment guidelines. A wiki platform, running on (Semantic)/Mediawiki and supporting user workflows through customised interfaces, has been developed to solve many problems in guidelines development. The platform supports all phases of cancer guideline development, including citation management, literature retrieval, evidence appraisal and synthesis, collaborative content development, commenting for experts and external stakeholders.
- Track (Wikis and the Public Sector; GLAM (Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums); WikiCulture and Community; Research, Analysis, and Education; Technology and Infrastructure)
- Wikis and the Public Sector
- Length of presentation/talk (if other than 25 minutes, specify how long)
- 25 Minutes
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