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SNOMED CT Starter Guide
Version
v2023
Access
Open
Status
Active
Updated
April 2023
SNOMED CT is a standard for data elements used in the electronic exchange of clinical information. The SNOMED CT Starter Guide is a starting point for learning about SNOMED CT. It introduces the role that SNOMED CT can play in enhancing the capture, use, retrieval and analysis of clinical information to support more effective delivery of care to patients and populations. This starter guide does not offer in-depth knowledge, but it does provide a foundation and overview of relevant topics with reference to resources for further learning.

Main sections:

• SNOMED CT benefits

• Using SNOMED CT in clinical information

• SNOMED CT basics

• SNOMED CT logical model

• SNOMED CT concept model

• SNOMED CT expressions

• SNOMED CT implementation

• Content development

• Extension and customisation

• Translations and language preferences

• Mapping

• Release schedule and file formats

• The organisation behind SNOMED CT

• Learning more about SNOMED CT
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