SNOMED CT Physical object

Concepts in the Physical object hierarchy include natural and man-made objects. One use for these concepts is modeling procedures that use devices (e.g. catheterization).

Examples of Physical object concepts:

  • Military vehicle (physical object)
  • Implant, device (physical object)
  • Artificial kidney, device (physical object)
  • Latex rubber gloves (physical object)
  • Book (physical object)
  • Pressure support ventilator (physical object)
  • Vena cava filter (physical object)
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