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 ===== Device Domain ===== ===== Device Domain =====
-Concepts of the Device domain can be found in the [[documentation:​vocabulary:​read|Read]],​ [[documentation:​vocabulary:​snomed|SNOMED]],​ [[documentation:​vocabulary:​hcpcs|HCPCS]] and [[documentation:​vocabulary:​ciel|CIEL]] vocabularies.+Devices are are instruments,​ implants, reagents, or similar that is used to diagnose, prevent, or treat disease, and does not achieve its purposes through chemical action within or on the body (which would make it a Drug). 
 +Device domain Concepts should be only used in the device_concept_id field of the DEVICE table. 
 +==== Overall Structure ==== 
 +Concepts of the Device domain can be found in the [[documentation:​vocabulary:​read|Read]],​ [[documentation:​vocabulary:​snomed|SNOMED]],​ [[documentation:​vocabulary:​hcpcs|HCPCS]] and [[documentation:​vocabulary:​ciel|CIEL]] vocabularies. ​Only SNOMED or HCPCS devices are Standard Concepts, while Read and CIEL devices are mapped to SNOMED. 
 +==== Relationships ====
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