Terminologies

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NCI-m
NCI Metathesaurus (NCIm) is a wide-ranging biomedical terminology database that covers most terminologies used by NCI for clinical care, translational and basic research, and public information and administrative activities.
NCI-t
NCI Thesaurus (NCIt) provides reference terminology for many NCI and other systems. It covers vocabulary for clinical care, translational and basic research, and public information and administrative activities.
SNOMED CT®
SNOMED is a systematically organized computer processable collection of medical terminology covering most areas of clinical information such as diseases, findings, procedures, microorganisms, pharmaceuticals etc. It allows a consistent way to index, store, retrieve, and aggregate clinical data across specialties and sites of care.

Please see this webinar for more information: SNOMED

ICD
ICD The ICD is the international standard diagnostic classification for all general epidemiological, many health management purposes and clinical use.
LOINC
The purpose of the LOINC® database is to facilitate the exchange and pooling of results for clinical care, outcomes management, and research. Currently, most laboratories and clinical services use HL7 to send their results electronically from their reporting systems to their care systems

Please see thsi webinar for more information: LOINC

RxNorm
RxNorm provides normalized names for clinical drugs and links its names to many of the drug vocabularies commonly used in pharmacy management and drug interaction software, including those of First Databank, Micromedex, MediSpan, Gold Standard Alchemy, and Multum. By providing links between these vocabularies, RxNorm can mediate messages between systems not using the same software and vocabulary.

Please see this webinar for some more information: RxNorm

NDF-RT
NDF-RT, or the National Drug File Reference Terminology organizes drug lists into a formal representation. NDF-RT is used for modeling drug characteristics including ingredients, chemical structure, dose form, physiologic effect, mechanism of action, pharmacokinetics, and related diseases. NDF-RT is part of the Federal Medication Terminologies (FMT).
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