Long Common Names for LOINC Terms

As discussed at the last Lab LOINC meeting in June 2008, we have been working on a mechanism to algorithmically generate a Long Common Name for LOINC terms. We have generated our initial draft set, which have been posted here:


We will continue making refinements and enhancements, but would welcome comments and suggestions.

We made a few tweaks to the rules for generating these names and have posted an updated report on the main LOINC website: