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Table 4 Sample list of interface terminology with the corresponding SNOMED CT terms.

From: A method for encoding clinical datasets with SNOMED CT

No Local Terms SNOMED CT Descriptions SNOMED CT Concepts
1. Dyspnea (951) SOB dyspnea (1) Short of breath (8) Shortness of breath (329) SOB (7) Breathless Breathlessness Dyspnea Shortness of breath SOB - Shortness of breath 267036007|Dyspnea (finding)|
2. Chronic obstructive airway disease (1) Chronic obstructive lung disease (1) Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (1) COPD (200) Obstructive lung disease (11) CAFL - Chronic airflow limitation CAO - Chronic airflow obstruction Chronic airflow limitation Chronic airflow obstruction Chronic airway disease Chronic airway obstruction Chronic obstructive airway disease Chronic obstructive lung disease COPD COPD-Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 13645005|Chronic obstructive lung disease (disorder)|
3. Caregiver burn out (3) Caregiver exhausted (3) Caregiver exhaustion (15) Caregiver stress (72) Caregiver stressed (3) Care giver role strain 129891007|Caregiver role strain (finding)|
  1. The numbers represent the frequencies of occurrence for the local terms in the source database.