SNOMED CT Procedure

Procedure concepts represent activities performed in the provision of health care. This hierarchy represents a broad variety of activities, including but not limited to, invasive procedures (Excision of intracranial artery (procedure)), administration of medicines (Pertussis vaccination (procedure)), imaging procedures (Ultrasonography of breast (procedure)); education procedures (Low salt diet education (procedure)), and administrative procedures (Medical records transfer (procedure)).

Examples of Procedure concepts:

  • Removal of ureteral catheter (procedure)
  • Intravenous steroid injection (procedure)
  • Irrigation of oral wound (procedure)
  • Appendectomy (procedure)
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