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CodeSystem: MedicationRequest Course of Therapy Codes


Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/medicationrequest-course-of-therapy
Title:MedicationRequest Course of Therapy Codes
Status:Draft as of 2020-11-07T09:27:49+11:00 (Standards Status: Draft)

MedicationRequest Course of Therapy Codes

Publisher:FHIR Project team
Content:Complete: All the concepts defined by the code system are included in the code system resource
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1327 (for OID based terminology systems)
Value Set:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/medicationrequest-course-of-therapy ( 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:

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

continuous Continuous long term therapyA medication which is expected to be continued beyond the present order and which the patient should be assumed to be taking unless explicitly stopped.
acute Short course (acute) therapyA medication which the patient is only expected to consume for the duration of the current order and which is not expected to be renewed.
seasonal SeasonalA medication which is expected to be used on a part time basis at certain times of the year


2020-10-14reviseGrahame GrieveVocabulary WGReset Version after migration to UTG
2020-05-06reviseTed KleinVocabulary WGMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.