In this page:
Locate and navigate SNOMED CT International Edition concepts by browsing a taxonomy view of SNOMED CT.
Prerequisite steps: Open the SNOMED CT Browser landing page (accept the SCT Browser License Agreement)
Within the International Editions section of the landing page, press
from any other edition Full view, select
The SCT Browser Full perspective is presented, with the following primary content panels:
The Full perspective first opens to the Search tab in the left-hand context panel, with the Concept Details - Summary tab for 404684003 | Clinical finding (finding)| shown in the right-hand content panel. The detault presentation language is English (en-US), and the concept details default to showing the US English language reference set FSN and synonyms.
Press the Taxonomy tab in the left-hand panel to show a hierarchical representation of SNOMED CT concepts.
The left-hand content panel changes focus to the Taxonomy view, showing an expandable/collapsible tree navigator of SNOMED CT concepts. This can be considered as an "inverted tree", expanding outwards and downwards from the "root" concept 138875005 | SNOMED CT Concept (SNOMED RT+CTV3)| .
When first opened, the Taxonomy is presented with 404684003 | Clinical finding (finding)| as its focus concept, which has 138875005 | SNOMED CT Concept (SNOMED RT+CTV3)| as its parent.
The focus concept is the second topmost entry, with its parent as the topmost, and its children concepts expanded below it. Each child node is initially shown "collapsed", so only immediate descendants of the focus concept are visible.
SNOMED CD is a directed graph of concepts
Although the linear
Each concept entry in the Taxonomy view has a Definition Status icon followed by the concept FSN.
Press a concept entry once to load it into the right-hand panel as its focus concept.
|Double press a concept entry to re-focus the Taxonomy view on that concept. The tree navigator changes to only show the concept entry with its parent concept above and children below.|
To navigate around the concepts, use the blue icon buttons to the left of each concept entry.
|Expanding a concept with descendants.|
|Expanding a previously hidden concept with descendants.|
|Collapsing a concept to hide its descendants.|