Thing > MedicalEntity > MedicalProcedure

A process of care used in either a diagnostic, therapeutic, or palliative capacity that relies on invasive (surgical), non-invasive, or percutaneous techniques.
PropertyExpected TypeDescription
Properties from MedicalProcedure
followup Text Typical or recommended followup care after the procedure is performed.
howPerformed Text How the procedure is performed.
preparation 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.
Properties from MedicalEntity
alternateName Text An alias for the item.
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.
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 short description of the item.
image URL URL of an image of the item.
name Text The name of the item.
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, Freebase page, 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 Physician 
or MedicalClinic 
A medical service available from this provider.

More specific Types
  • DiagnosticProcedure
  • PalliativeProcedure
  • TherapeuticProcedure

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