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Major Concept Map (757)
This file is a map of Major Concepts within the Lexicon Utility and contained in the expression file (#757.01). While the primary purpose of this file is for file maintenance, it also supports various other functions such as the display of classification codes by linking concepts to codes and the ability to filter out unwanted search responses by linking concepts to semantic classes and types.
|Label/Field Name||Field #||Description||Datatype||Attributes||Range|
||.01||Pointer to the clinical expression in the Expression file (#757.01) which
represents the preferred term for the Major Concept.
||1||This field is intended to provide applications the ability to group terms by
categories, such as Cardiovascular, Pulmonary, etc.
||2||This field is for future use. It is intended to provide applications the
ability to group terms by clinical category (not provided by UMLS), such
as cardiovascular, pulmonary etc.
Document generated on August 31st 2017, 2:55:41 pm