HL7 Terminology
1.0.0 - Publication

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MedicationRequest Category Codes


Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/medicationrequest-category
Title:MedicationRequest Category Codes
Content:All the concepts defined by the code system are included in the code system resource

MedicationRequest Category Codes

Publisher:FHIR Project team
Committee:Patient Care
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1323 (for OID based terminology systems)
Content Mode:Complete
Value Set:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/medicationrequest-category ( is the value set for all codes in this code system)
Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle

This Code system is referenced in the content logical definition of the following value sets:

MedicationRequest Category Codes

MedicationRequest Category Codes

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/medicationrequest-category defines the following codes:

inpatient InpatientIncludes requests for medications to be administered or consumed in an inpatient or acute care setting
outpatient OutpatientIncludes requests for medications to be administered or consumed in an outpatient setting (for example, Emergency Department, Outpatient Clinic, Outpatient Surgery, Doctor's office)
community CommunityIncludes requests for medications to be administered or consumed by the patient in their home (this would include long term care or nursing homes, hospices, etc.)
discharge DischargeIncludes requests for medications created when the patient is being released from a facility


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