HL7 Terminology (THO)
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NamingSystem: Medical Subject Headings

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/NamingSystem/MeSH Version:
Active as of 2021-06-29 Responsible: National Library of Medicine Computable Name: MeSH

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

Summary

Defining URLhttp://terminology.hl7.org/NamingSystem/MeSH
NameMeSH
Statusactive
Definition

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

PublisherNational Library of Medicine

Identifiers

TypeValuePreferredPeriodComment
OID2.16.840.1.113883.6.177true
URIhttps://www.nlm.nih.gov/meshtrue2021-06-29 12:00:00-0400 --> (ongoing)Official canonical URL going forward.
URIhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/MSHfalse(?) --> 2021-06-29 12:00:00-0400Maintained for backward compatibility.

History

DateActionAuthorCustodianComment
2021-10-21reviseJessica BotaHTAUpdate MeSH per HTA; UP-218
2020-10-09reviseReuben DanielsVocabulary WGFixed title extension URL to be consistent with latest Publisher