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The Search and Data Entry Guide provides advice on two related activities that are essential for use of any code system: finding a term and saving the term and related code into the record. The first part of this guide is concerned with searching the content of SNOMED CT to find concepts that represent particular clinical ideas. The second part of the guide is concerned with ways to use SNOMED CT to support entry of relevant clinical information in electronic health records.

Web browsable version: http://snomed.org/searchguide

SNOMED CT Document Library: http://snomed.org/doc

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