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: Medical Subject Headings - JSON Representation

Active as of 2021-06-29

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{
  "resourceType" : "NamingSystem",
  "id" : "MeSH",
  "text" : {
    "status" : "generated",
    "div" : "<div xmlns=\"http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml\"><h3>Summary</h3><table class=\"grid\"><tr><td>Defining URL</td><td>http://terminology.hl7.org/NamingSystem/MeSH</td></tr><tr><td>Name</td><td>MeSH</td></tr><tr><td>Status</td><td>active</td></tr><tr><td>Definition</td><td><div><p>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.</p>\n<p>MeSH can be downloaded from https://www.nlm.nih.gov/databases/download/mesh.html</p>\n<p>MeSH can be browsed here: https://meshb.nlm.nih.gov/search</p>\n</div></td></tr><tr><td>Publisher</td><td>National Library of Medicine</td></tr></table><h3>Identifiers</h3><table class=\"grid\"><tr><td><b>Type</b></td><td><b>Value</b></td><td><b>Preferred</b></td><td><b>Period</b></td><td><b>Comment</b></td></tr><tr><td>OID</td><td>2.16.840.1.113883.6.177</td><td>true</td><td></td><td/></tr><tr><td>URI</td><td>https://www.nlm.nih.gov/mesh</td><td>true</td><td>2021-06-29 12:00:00-0400 --&gt; (ongoing)</td><td>Official canonical URL going forward.</td></tr><tr><td>URI</td><td>http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/MSH</td><td>false</td><td>(?) --&gt; 2021-06-29 12:00:00-0400</td><td>Maintained for backward compatibility.</td></tr></table></div>"
  },
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      "url" : "http://hl7.org/fhir/tools/StructureDefinition/extension-title",
      "valueString" : "Medical Subject Headings"
    },
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      "valueUri" : "http://terminology.hl7.org/NamingSystem/MeSH"
    },
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      "url" : "http://terminology.hl7.org/StructureDefinition/ext-namingsystem-version",
      "valueString" : "3.0.0"
    }
  ],
  "name" : "MeSH",
  "status" : "active",
  "kind" : "codesystem",
  "date" : "2021-06-29T00:00:00-04:00",
  "publisher" : "National Library of Medicine",
  "contact" : [
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      "name" : "National Library of Medicine; 8600 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20894",
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        },
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        }
      ]
    }
  ],
  "description" : "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.\r\n\r\nMeSH can be downloaded from https://www.nlm.nih.gov/databases/download/mesh.html\r\n\r\nMeSH can be browsed here: https://meshb.nlm.nih.gov/search",
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      "preferred" : true,
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      }
    },
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      "preferred" : false,
      "comment" : "Maintained for backward compatibility.",
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}