HL7 Terminology
1.0.0 - Publication

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Example Use Codes for List


Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/list-example-codes
Title:Example Use Codes for List

Example use codes for the List resource - typical kinds of use.

Publisher:FHIR Project
Committee:FHIR Infrastructure
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.3.316 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle


This value set is not used

Content Logical Definition

Logical Definition (CLD)



This value set contains 9 concepts

Expansion based on Example Use Codes for List v4.2.0 (CodeSystem)

All codes from system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/list-example-use-codes

alertsAlertsA list of alerts for the patient.
adverserxnsAdverse ReactionsA list of part adverse reactions.
allergiesAllergiesA list of Allergies for the patient.
medicationsMedication ListA list of medication statements for the patient.
problemsProblem ListA list of problems that the patient is known of have (or have had in the past).
worklistWorklistA list of items that constitute a set of work to be performed (typically this code would be specialized for more specific uses, such as a ward round list).
waitingWaiting ListA list of items waiting for an event (perhaps a surgical patient waiting list).
protocolsProtocolsA set of protocols to be followed.
plansCare PlansA set of care plans that apply in a particular context of care.

Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

Level A few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. In this scheme, some codes are under other codes, and imply that the code they are under also applies
Source The source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
Code The code (used as the code in the resource instance)
Display The display (used in the display element of a Coding). If there is no display, implementers should not simply display the code, but map the concept into their application
Definition An explanation of the meaning of the concept
Comments Additional notes about how to use the code


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