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A medical classification is used to transform descriptions of medical diagnoses or procedures into standardised statistical codes in a process known as clinical coding.

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What is the difference between ICD-10 and SNOMED?

I know that ICD-10 is a diagnosis classification system. I am not sure what SNOMED is and how to it is different from ICD-10. Why do we need two different systems?
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