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SNOMED CT

Systemized Nomenclature of Medicine Clinical Terms. The standard for clinical terminology used in the UK, which is integral to the common computerised language used by NHS Care Records Service to facilitate electronic communications between health professionals in clear and unambiguous terms.
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SNOMED Clinical Terms (SNOMED CT) is a comprehensive, multi-lingual, terminology used by family doctors and other health care providers in many countries, with the goal of ensuring that health information is captured consistently, accurately, and reliably across the health system.
SNOMED Clinical Terms (SNOMED CT) and ICD-9-CM terminologies from the National Library of Medicine's (NLM) Unified Medical Language System(R) (UMLS(R)) Metathesaurus(R) are included with Sherlock at no cost for use within the United States.
SNOMED Clinical Terms (CT) provides consistent, logical definitions for clinical concepts that enable decision support and outcomes analysis to support more effective care delivery.