HL7 Terminology
2.0.0 - Publication

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CodeSystem: EntityNameUseR2


Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-EntityNameUseR2
Status:Active as of 2019-03-20

**Description:**A set of codes advising a system or user which name in a set of names to select for a given purpose.

Publisher:HL7 International
Content:Complete: All the concepts defined by the code system are included in the code system resource
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.5.1120 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle

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


SpecializesThe child code is a more narrow version of the concept represented by the parent code. I.e. Every child concept is also a valid parent concept. Used to allow determination of subsumption. Must be transitive, irreflexive, antisymmetric.Coding
GeneralizesInverse of Specializes. Only included as a derived relationship.Coding
internalIdhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v3-internal-idThe internal identifier for the concept in the HL7 Access database repository.code
notSelectablehttp://hl7.org/fhir/concept-properties#notSelectableIndicates that the code is abstract - only intended to be used as a selector for other conceptsboolean
statushttp://hl7.org/fhir/concept-properties#statusDesignation of a concept's state. Normally is not populated unless the state is retired.code
synonymCodehttp://hl7.org/fhir/concept-properties#synonymAn additional concept code that was also attributed to a conceptcode

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-EntityNameUseR2 defines the following codes:

LvlCodeDisplayDefinitioninternalIdNot SelectablestatussynonymCode
1Assumed Assumed**Description:**A name that a person has assumed or has been assumed to them.22772trueactive
2  A business name**Description:**A name used in a Professional or Business context . Examples: Continuing to use a maiden name in a professional context, or using a stage performing name (some of these names are also pseudonyms)22776active
2  ANON Anonymous**Description:**Anonymous assigned name (used to protect a persons identity for privacy reasons)22775active
2  I Indigenous/Tribal**Description:**e.g . Chief Red Cloud22773active
2  P Other/Pseudonym/Alias**Description:**A non-official name by which the person is sometimes known. (This may also be used to record informal names such as a nickname)22774active
2  R religious**Description:**A name assumed as part of a religious vocation . e.g . Sister Mary Francis, Brother John22777active
1C customary**Description:**Known as/conventional/the one you normally use22769activeN
1N customary**Description:**Known as/conventional/the one you normally use22769retiredC
1M maiden name**Description:**A name used prior to marriage.Note that marriage naming customs vary greatly around the world. This name use is for use by applications that collect and store maiden names. Though the concept of maiden name is often gender specific, the use of this term is not gender specific. The use of this term does not imply any particular history for a person's name, nor should the maiden name be determined algorithmically22780active
1NameRepresentationUse NameRepresentationUse**Description:**Identifies the different representations of a name . The representation may affect how the name is used . (E.g . use of Ideographic for formal communications.)22765trueactive
2  ABC alphabetic**Description:**Alphabetic transcription of name in latin alphabet (Japanese: romaji)22766active
2  IDE ideographic**Description:**Ideographic representation of name (e.g., Japanese kanji, Chinese characters)22767active
2  SYL syllabic**Description:**Syllabic transcription of name (e.g., Japanese kana, Korean hangul)22768active
1OLD no longer in use**Description:**This name is no longer in use (note: Names may also carry valid time ranges . This code is used to cover the situations where it is known that the name is no longer valid, but no particular time range for its use is known)22778active
2  DN do not use**Description:**This name should no longer be used when interacting with the person (i.e . in addition to no longer being used, the name should not be even mentioned when interacting with the person)Note: applications are not required to compare names labeled "Do Not Use" and other names in order to eliminate name parts that are common between the other name and a name labeled "Do Not Use".22779active
1OR official registry name**Description:**The formal name as registered in an official (government) registry, but which name might not be commonly used . May correspond to the concept of legal name22770active
1PHON phonetic**Description:**The name as understood by the data enterer, i.e. a close approximation of a phonetic spelling of the name, not based on a phonetic algorithm.22782active
1SRCH search**Description:**A name intended for use in searching or matching. This is used when the name is incomplete and contains enough details for search matching, but not enough for other uses.22781active
1T temporary**Description:**A temporary name. Note that a name valid time can provide more detailed information. This may also be used for temporary names assigned at birth or in emergency situations.22771active


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