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March 2024 pCLOCD release is now available

Latest pan-Canadian LOINC Observation Code Database (pCLOCD) release R05.20.00_2.77 is now available for review and implementation accessible from Terminology Gateway.

Highlights of this release includes:

  • Updates based on February LOINC® 2.77 release:
    • LOINC’s collaboration with SNOMED International resulted in the improved modeling and representation of the System axis “Respiratory”. 17 Concepts with system “Respiratory” have been updated.
    • As part of the Semi-Quantitative Clean up project, (32) Challenge and (5) Chemistry Class Concepts that had Property value "PrThr" and Scale “SemiQn” that were reverted back to Scale “Ordinal”.
  • Changes based on pCLOCD Community:
    • Requests for change resulted in the addition of 11 existing multi-class LOINC Codes and 4 Newly published LOINC codes in v2.77 in English and French
    • Corrections to multi-attributes in LOINC records applied in English and French.

Learn more about all the changes in pCLOCD release notes.

If you are looking to learn more about pCLOCD, visit the LOINC and pCLOCD Standards page for resources that will help you learn more about this terminology standard and get connected to the community.

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