SNOMED: A Controlled Vocabulary for Computer-based Patient Records
Author: Kudla, Karen M.; Rallins, Marjorie C.
Source: Journal of AHIMA
Publication Date: May 1998
SNOMED is a detailed and specific coded vocabulary of names and descriptions used in healthcare -- explicitly designed for use in the computerized patient record. Here's an overview of this system and a look at its next generation.
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