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SNOMED CT ® Release Files
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International Release January 2013
The International Release is updated each year in January and July. The download contains SNOMED CT files in both Release Format 1 (RF1) and the new Release Format 2 (RF2) versions. See the next section for RF2 to RF1 compatibility tools.
Download File: SnomedCT_Release_INT_20130131.zip (510 MB)
Contents: SNOMED CT terminology, cross maps, and subsets. ICD-9-CM Cross Map.
Notes: SNOMED CT terminology will be available in Metathesaurus format in UMLS 2013AA Release, May 2013.
Member Resources Download File: SnomedCT_MemberResources_INT_20130131.zip (744 KB)
Contents: Release notes; changes to documentation structure.
RF2 to RF1 Version Compatibility Tools for International Release January 2013
Compatibility tools provide backward compatibility from RF2 release files, enabling users to generate RF1 version format from RF2 release files.
Conversion Application Download File: SnomedCT_RF2toRF1Conversion_INT_20130131.zip (44 MB)
Data Download File: SnomedCT_RF1CompatibilityPackage_INT_20130131.zip (196 MB)
Contents: RF2 to RF1 conversion application; Supporting data files for RF2 to RF1 conversion.
SNOMED CT International Medical Devices January 2013
The SNOMED CT International Medical Devices Project aligns SNOMED CT content with the Global Medical Devices Nomenclature (GMDN).
Download File: SnomedCT_MedicalDevicesTechnologyPreview_INT_20130131.zip (5 MB)
Contents: Medical devices technology preview; RF2 only.
Notes: These files are for evaluation purposes only. They are not part of the January 2013 International Release and are not recommended for use in clinical systems.
We welcome feedback about the medical devices terminology. Send comments to NLM Customer Service with the subject "SNOMED CT International Medical Devices" by February 28, 2013.
SNOMED CT to ICD-10 Cross Maps February 2013
The SNOMED CT to ICD-10 cross maps support epidemiological, statistical, and administrative reporting.
Download File: SnomedCT_Icd10CrossMapCandidateBaseline_INT_20130201.zip (3.64 MB)
Contents: February 2013 SNOMED CT to ICD-10 Cross Map Candidate Baseline in RF2; Content maps July 2012 SNOMED CT International Release to ICD-10 fourth edition (2010); Technical Guide and Technical Guide Exemplars.
Notes: For details about the file formats and how to use and implement the cross map, see the SNOMED CT Technical Implementation Guide.
Edición en Español April 2013
The Spanish Edition of the International Release is updated each year in April and October.
Download File: SnomedCT_Release-es_INT_20130430.zip (146 MB)
Contents: Spanish translations of SNOMED CT International Release January 2013 descriptions and documentation in both RF1 and RF2 (Candidate Baseline Release) versions.
Notes: Terminology will also be available in Metathesaurus format in UMLS 2013AB Release, November 2013.