core + health-lifesci (Health and Lifesciences Extension): terms relating to healthcare, medicine and the life sciences.

MedicalProcedure

Defined in the health-lifesci.schema.org extension.
Canonical URL: http://schema.org/MedicalProcedure

Thing > MedicalEntity > MedicalProcedure

A process of care used in either a diagnostic, therapeutic, preventive or palliative capacity that relies on invasive (surgical), non-invasive, or other techniques.

Usage: Between 100 and 1000 domains
PropertyExpected TypeDescription
Properties from MedicalProcedure
bodyLocation Text Location in the body of the anatomical structure.
followup Text Typical or recommended followup care after the procedure is performed.
howPerformed Text How the procedure is performed.
indication MedicalIndication A factor that indicates use of this therapy for treatment and/or prevention of a condition, symptom, etc. For therapies such as drugs, indications can include both officially-approved indications as well as off-label uses. These can be distinguished by using the ApprovedIndication subtype of MedicalIndication.
outcome MedicalEntity  or
Text 
Expected or actual outcomes of the study.
preparation MedicalEntity  or
Text 
Typical preparation that a patient must undergo before having the procedure performed.
procedureType MedicalProcedureType The type of procedure, for example Surgical, Noninvasive, or Percutaneous.
status EventStatusType  or
MedicalStudyStatus  or
Text 
The status of the study (enumerated).
Properties from MedicalEntity
code MedicalCode A medical code for the entity, taken from a controlled vocabulary or ontology such as ICD-9, DiseasesDB, MeSH, SNOMED-CT, RxNorm, etc.
guideline MedicalGuideline A medical guideline related to this entity.
legalStatus DrugLegalStatus  or
MedicalEnumeration  or
Text 
The drug or supplement's legal status, including any controlled substance schedules that apply.
medicineSystem MedicineSystem The system of medicine that includes this MedicalEntity, for example 'evidence-based', 'homeopathic', 'chiropractic', etc.
recognizingAuthority Organization If applicable, the organization that officially recognizes this entity as part of its endorsed system of medicine.
relevantSpecialty MedicalSpecialty If applicable, a medical specialty in which this entity is relevant.
study MedicalStudy A medical study or trial related to this entity.
Properties from Thing
additionalType 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.
alternateName Text An alias for the item.
description Text A description of the item.
disambiguatingDescription Text No comment
identifier PropertyValue  or
Text  or
URL 
The identifier property represents any kind of identifier for any kind of Thing, such as ISBNs, GTIN codes, UUIDs etc. Schema.org provides dedicated properties for representing many of these, either as textual strings or as URL (URI) links. See background notes for more details.
image ImageObject  or
URL 
An image of the item. This can be a URL or a fully described ImageObject.
mainEntityOfPage CreativeWork  or
URL 
Indicates a page (or other CreativeWork) for which this thing is the main entity being described. See background notes for details.
Inverse property: mainEntity.
name Text No comment
potentialAction Action Indicates a potential Action, which describes an idealized action in which this thing would play an 'object' role.
sameAs URL URL of a reference Web page that unambiguously indicates the item's identity. E.g. the URL of the item's Wikipedia page, Wikidata entry, or official website.
url URL URL of the item.


Instances of MedicalProcedure may appear as values for the following properties

PropertyOn TypesDescription
availableService Hospital  or
MedicalClinic  or
Physician 
A medical service available from this provider.

Available properties in extensions


More specific Types

Schema Version 3.2