MedicalEntity

schema:Thing > schema:MedicalEntity

The most generic type of entity related to health and the practice of medicine.
PropertyExpected TypeDescription
Properties from schema:MedicalEntity
schema:code schema:MedicalCode A medical code for the entity, taken from a controlled vocabulary or ontology such as ICD-9, DiseasesDB, MeSH, SNOMED-CT, RxNorm, etc.
schema:guideline schema:MedicalGuideline A medical guideline related to this entity.
schema:medicineSystem schema:MedicineSystem The system of medicine that includes this MedicalEntity, for example 'evidence-based', 'homeopathic', 'chiropractic', etc.
schema:recognizingAuthority schema:Organization If applicable, the organization that officially recognizes this entity as part of its endorsed system of medicine.
schema:relevantSpecialty schema:MedicalSpecialty If applicable, a medical specialty in which this entity is relevant.
schema:study schema:MedicalStudy A medical study or trial related to this entity.
Properties from schema:Thing
schema:additionalType schema:URL An additional type for the item, typically used for adding more specific types from external vocabularies in microdata syntax. This is a relationship between something and a class that the thing is in. In RDFa syntax, it is better to use the native RDFa syntax - the 'typeof' attribute - for multiple types. Schema.org tools may have only weaker understanding of extra types, in particular those defined externally.
schema:alternateName schema:Text An alias for the item.
schema:description schema:Text A short description of the item.
schema:image schema:ImageObject  or
schema:URL 
An image of the item. This can be a URL or a fully described ImageObject.
schema:name schema:Text The name of the item.
schema:potentialAction schema:Action Indicates a potential Action, which describes an idealized action in which this thing would play an 'object' role.
schema:sameAs schema:URL URL of a reference Web page that unambiguously indicates the item's identity. E.g. the URL of the item's Wikipedia page, Freebase page, or official website.
schema:url schema:URL URL of the item.


Instances of schema:MedicalEntity may appear as values for the following properties
PropertyOn TypesDescription
schema:adverseOutcome schema:MedicalDevice  or
schema:MedicalTherapy 
A possible complication and/or side effect of this therapy. If it is known that an adverse outcome is serious (resulting in death, disability, or permanent damage; requiring hospitalization; or is otherwise life-threatening or requires immediate medical attention), tag it as a seriouseAdverseOutcome instead.
schema:causeOf schema:MedicalCause The condition, complication, symptom, sign, etc. caused.
schema:estimatesRiskOf schema:MedicalRiskEstimator The condition, complication, or symptom whose risk is being estimated.
schema:guidelineSubject schema:MedicalGuideline The medical conditions, treatments, etc. that are the subject of the guideline.
schema:increasesRiskOf schema:MedicalRiskFactor The condition, complication, etc. influenced by this factor.
schema:seriousAdverseOutcome schema:MedicalDevice  or
schema:MedicalTherapy 
A possible serious complication and/or serious side effect of this therapy. Serious adverse outcomes include those that are life-threatening; result in death, disability, or permanent damage; require hospitalization or prolong existing hospitalization; cause congenital anomalies or birth defects; or jeopardize the patient and may require medical or surgical intervention to prevent one of the outcomes in this definition.
schema:studySubject schema:MedicalStudy A subject of the study, i.e. one of the medical conditions, therapies, devices, drugs, etc. investigated by the study.

More specific Types
  • schema:AnatomicalStructure
  • schema:AnatomicalSystem
  • schema:MedicalCause
  • schema:MedicalCondition
  • schema:MedicalContraindication
  • schema:MedicalDevice
  • schema:MedicalGuideline
  • schema:MedicalIndication
  • schema:MedicalIntangible
  • schema:MedicalProcedure
  • schema:MedicalRiskEstimator
  • schema:MedicalRiskFactor
  • schema:MedicalSignOrSymptom
  • schema:MedicalStudy
  • schema:MedicalTest
  • schema:MedicalTherapy
  • schema:SuperficialAnatomy

    Prefixes used:

  • schema: http://schema.org/
  • Acknowledgements

    This class contains information contributed by WikiDoc.

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