SNOMED CT Concept Model
The SNOMED CT Concept Model is the set of rules that governs how concepts are permitted to be modeled using relationships to other concepts. SNOMED CT concepts are organised in hierarchies and this chapter describes these hierarchies and what attributes and values can apply to each type of concept.
KeywordsSNOMED CT hierarchies Attributes Clinical finding Procedure Situation with explicit context Observable entity Event Staging and scales Specimen Body structure Organism Substance Pharmaceutical/biologic product Physical object Physical force Social context Environments and geographic locations Qualifier value Special concept Record artifact SNOMED CT model components
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