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: Medical Subject Headings - XML Representation

Active as of 2021-06-29

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<CodeSystem xmlns="http://hl7.org/fhir">
  <id value="MeSH"/>
  <text>
    <status value="generated"/>
    <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><p>This case-sensitive code system <code>https://www.nlm.nih.gov/mesh</code> defines codes, but no codes are represented here</p></div>
  </text>
  <url value="https://www.nlm.nih.gov/mesh"/>
  <identifier>
    <system value="urn:ietf:rfc:3986"/>
    <value value="urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.6.177"/>
  </identifier>
  <version value="3.0.1"/>
  <name value="MeSH"/>
  <title value="Medical Subject Headings"/>
  <status value="active"/>
  <experimental value="false"/>
  <date value="2021-06-29T00:00:00-04:00"/>
  <publisher value="National Library of Medicine"/>
  <contact>
    <name
          value="National Library of Medicine; 8600 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20894"/>
    <telecom>
      <system value="email"/>
      <value value="https://support.nlm.nih.gov/support/create-case/"/>
    </telecom>
    <telecom>
      <system value="url"/>
      <value value="https://www.nlm.nih.gov/"/>
    </telecom>
  </contact>
  <description
               value="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"/>
  <caseSensitive value="true"/>
  <content value="not-present"/>
</CodeSystem>