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NOC (Nursing Outcomes Classification) - Source Representation


This page lists specific source data elements and provides information on their representation in the UMLS Metathesaurus.

VSAB:NOC6


Summary of Changes:

Deprecated TTY:
  • MTH_ID
Deprecated REL|RELA/inverse_RELA:
  • SY|mth_expanded_form_of/mth_has_expanded_form
Deprecated ATN(s):
  • CITE
  • MTH_REF

Source-Provided Files:

NLM received an Access (.mdb) database containing eight tables:
  • Class
  • Domains
  • Indicators
  • OtherText (file not used)
  • OutcomeScales
  • Outcomes
  • References
  • Scales
Table Name Field Name Representation
Class ClassCode MRCONSO.CODE, SCUI
Class Definition MRDEF.DEF
Class Description MRCONSO.STR; TTY = HC
Domains DomainNum MRCONSO.CODE, SCUI
Domains Description MRCONSO.STR; TTY = HT
Domains Definition MRDEF.DEF
Indicators ID N/A
Indicators OutcomeCode Prepended to IndicatorCode to make CODE,SCUI for TTY = ID; used to create hierarchy
Indicators IndicatorCode Appended to OutcomeCode to make CODE,SCUI for TTY = ID
Indicators ScaleCode Used to create MRSAT.ATN = MEA for indicator
Indicators Description MRCONSO.STR; TTY = ID
OutcomeScales OutcomeCode See Scales table
OutcomeScales ScaleCode Connects MRSAT.ATN = MEA to Outcome
Outcomes OutcomeCode MRCONSO.CODE, SCUI
Outcomes Label MRCONSO.STR; TTY = OC
Outcomes Definition MRDEF.DEF
Outcomes Domain Used to create hierarchy
Outcomes Class Used to create hierarchy
References ID N/A
References OutcomeCode Used to connect MRSAT.ATN = REF to Outcome
References Reference MRSAT.ATV for ATN = REF
Scales ScaleCode MRSAT.ATV = MEA; ScaleCode, Scale Description, and Level 1-5 values are concatenated
Scales Scale Description MRSAT.ATV = MEA; ScaleCode, Scale Description, and Level 1-5 values are concatenated
Scales Level1 MRSAT.ATV = MEA; ScaleCode, Scale Description, and Level 1-5 values are concatenated
Scales Level2 MRSAT.ATV = MEA; ScaleCode, Scale Description, and Level 1-5 values are concatenated
Scales Level3 MRSAT.ATV = MEA; ScaleCode, Scale Description, and Level 1-5 values are concatenated
Scales Level4 MRSAT.ATV = MEA; ScaleCode, Scale Description, and Level 1-5 values are concatenated
Scales Level5 MRSAT.ATV = MEA; ScaleCode, Scale Description, and Level 1-5 values are concatenated
Scales N/A N/A
Scales Total Outcomes N/A