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The SNOMED CT URI Standard defines a standard format of URIs for identifying various SNOMED CT artefacts including Components and RF2-based releases. As a specific sub-case this includes URIs for formally identifying the SNOMED CT International Edition, extension Editions, and any specific Versions thereof. It does not cover mechanisms or URIs for non-SNOMED CT based terminologies, nor does it cover RF1-based artefacts.

It provides guidance on using the SNOMED CT URI Standard in the context of key motivating use-cases, including resolvability of the URIs.

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Publication date: 2017-05-28
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