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March 2024 SNOMED CT US Edition Available for Download

March 2024 SNOMED CT US Edition Available for Download. NLM Tech Bull. 2024 Mar-Apr;(457):b1.

2024 March 06 [posted]

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is pleased to announce the March 2024 US Edition of SNOMED CT is available for download. This release contains 122 new active concepts specific to the US Extension. The March 2024 US Edition of SNOMED CT is based on the content published in the January 2024 SNOMED CT International Edition and includes any SNOMED CT COVID-19 Related Content published in the January 2024 International Edition.

Please note:

Announcement - Changes in the March 2024 US Edition Release

  • Deprecation of the Route of Administration reference set from the US Edition release package

    The Route of Administration refset is being deprecated from the US Edition release package, as of the September 2023 US Edition release onwards.

    The concept "442311000124105 |Route of administration reference set (foundation metadata concept)|" + relates components (including the refsetDescriptor record) will remain active, however all 144 records that comprise this refset will be inactivated in the SimpleRefset file: der2_Refset_SimpleSnapshot_US1000124_20230901.txt

    In order to preserve the historical audit trail within the US Edition release package, the records will be inactivated (set the "active=0") rather than being deleted from the package completely.

The Route of Administration reference set is still accessible as an intensional value set in the Value Set Authority Center (VSAC):  https://vsac.nlm.nih.gov/valueset/2.16.840.1.113762.1.4.1018.98/expansion

To download the above releases, you must agree to the UMLS Metathesaurus License and have a UMLS Terminology Services login. To learn more about the license and to sign up for an account, please see the SNOMED CT License page for additional information. Any inquiries may be sent to NLM Customer Support.

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