Naming conventions

Versions of external resources used in the context of the SPHN infrastructure are uniquely identified with a code composed of the resource short name and the version number of the resource. This code should be used whenever it is necessary to identify the exact version of the resource being referenced.

Naming conventions for coding systems and versions

short name

full name

coding system and version

example

ATC

Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical classification

ATC-[YEAR]

ATC-2020

CHOP

Swiss Classification Of Procedures

CHOP-[YEAR]

CHOP-2019

GTIN

Global Trace Item Number

GTIN

GTIN

ICD-10

International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems

ICD-10-[Modification]-[YEAR]

ICD-10-GM-2018

ICD-O

International Classification of Diseases for Oncology

ICD-O-[VERSION]

ICD-O-3

ICPC

International Classification of Primary Care

ICPC-[VERSION]-[YEAR]

ICPC-2-2003

L4CHLAB

LOINC for Swiss Laboratories

L4CHLAB-[YEAR].[#]

L4CHLAB-2019.1

LOINC

Logical Observation Identifier Names and Codes

LOINC-[VERSION]

LOINC-2.67

MedDRA

Medical Dictionary for Regulatory Activities

MedDRA-[VERSION]

MedDRA-23.1

NANDA

NANDA Nursing Diagnoses

NANDA-[YEAR-YEAR]

NANDA-2018-2020

SNOMED CT

Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine Clinical Terms

SNOMED-CT-[YEAR-MONTH-DAY]

SNOMED-CT-2021-01-31

UID

Swiss unique enterprise identification number

UID

UID