HL7 Terminology
1.0.0 - Publication

This page is part of the HL7 Terminology (v1.0.0: Release) based on FHIR R4. The current version which supercedes this version is 2.1.0. For a full list of available versions, see the Directory of published versions



Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v3-PersonDisabilityType

A code identifying a person's disability.

OID:2.16.840.1.113883.1.11.295 (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 includes codes based on the following rules:



This value set contains 10 concepts

All codes from system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-PersonDisabilityType

1Vision impairedVision impaired
2Hearing impairedHearing impaired
3Speech impairedSpeech impaired
4Mentally impairedMentally impaired
5Mobility impaired
CBRequires cribA crib is required to move the person
CRRequires crutchesPerson requires crutches to ambulate
GRequires gurneyA gurney is required to move the person
WCRequires wheelchairPerson requires a wheelchair to be ambulatory
WKRequires walkerPerson requires a walker to ambulate

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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