HL7 Terminology (THO)
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HL7 Terminology (THO), published by HL7 International - Vocabulary Work Group. This guide is not an authorized publication; it is the continuous build for version 6.0.0 built by the FHIR (HL7® FHIR® Standard) CI Build. This version is based on the current content of https://github.com/HL7/UTG/ and changes regularly. See the Directory of published versions

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: 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:

Generated Narrative: CodeSystem MeSH

This case-sensitive code system https://www.nlm.nih.gov/mesh defines codes, but no codes are represented here


History

DateActionAuthorCustodianComment
2022-07-22reviseJessica BotaTSMGAdd default value of TRUE for code systems missing caseSensitive element unless otherwise specified; UP-322
2021-10-21reviseJessica BotaHTAUpdate MeSH per HTA; UP-218