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ready The Unified Code for Units of Measure

Abbreviation: UCUM


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The Unified Code for Units of Measure is a code system intended to include all units of measures being contemporarily used in international science, engineering, and business. The purpose is to facilitate unambiguous electronic communication of quantities together with their units. The focus is on electronic communication, as opposed to communication between humans. A typical application of The Unified Code for Units of Measure are electronic data interchange (EDI) protocols, but there is nothing that prevents it from being used in other types of machine communication.

Homepage https://ucum.org/trac

Countries that developed this resource United States

Created in 1999

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How to cite this record FAIRsharing.org: UCUM; The Unified Code for Units of Measure; DOI: https://doi.org/10.25504/FAIRsharing.27w8k0; Last edited: Jan. 9, 2021, 12:18 p.m.; Last accessed: Sep 25 2021 3:33 a.m.


Record added: Nov. 17, 2015, 6:06 p.m.
Record updated: Jan. 9, 2021, 12:16 p.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.

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Units of measure in clinical information systems.

Schadow G,McDonald CJ,Suico JG,Fohring U,Tolxdorff T
J Am Med Inform Assoc 1999

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