HL7 Terminology (THO)
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CodeSystem: Medical Subject Headings

Official URL: https://www.nlm.nih.gov/mesh Version: 3.0.1
Active as of 2021-06-29 Responsible: National Library of Medicine Computable Name: MeSH
Other Identifiers: id: urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.6.177

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

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


2022-07-22reviseTSMGJessica BotaAdd default value of TRUE for code systems missing caseSensitive element unless otherwise specified; UP-322
2021-10-21reviseHTAJessica BotaUpdate MeSH per HTA; UP-218