HL7 Terminology (THO)
3.0.0 - Publication

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CodeSystem: Medical Subject Headings


Defining URL:https://www.nlm.nih.gov/mesh
Title:Medical Subject Headings
Status:Active as of 6/29/21, 12:00 AM

The Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) thesaurus is a controlled and hierarchically-organized vocabulary produced by the National Library of Medicine. It is used for indexing, cataloging, and searching of biomedical and health-related information. MeSH includes the subject headings appearing in MEDLINE/PubMed, the NLM Catalog, and other NLM databases.

MeSH can be downloaded from https://www.nlm.nih.gov/databases/download/mesh.html

MeSH can be browsed here: https://meshb.nlm.nih.gov/search

Publisher:National Library of Medicine
Content:Not Present: None of the concepts defined by the code system are included in the code system resource
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.6.177 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle

This Code system is referenced in the content logical definition of the following value sets:

This code system https://www.nlm.nih.gov/mesh defines many codes, but they are not represented here


2021-10-21reviseHTAJessica BotaUpdate MeSH per HTA; UP-218