HL7 Terminology
2.0.0 - Publication

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: Unit of Measure Prefix - XML Representation

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<NamingSystem xmlns="http://hl7.org/fhir">
  <id value="v3-UnitOfMeasurePrefix"/>
  <text>
    <status value="generated"/>
    <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><h3>Summary</h3><table class="grid"><tr><td>Defining URL</td><td>http://terminology.hl7.org/NamingSystem/v3-UnitOfMeasurePrefix</td></tr><tr><td>Name</td><td>UnitOfMeasurePrefix</td></tr><tr><td>Status</td><td>retired</td></tr><tr><td>Definition</td><td><div><p>Decimal multipliers for units of measure</p>
<p><strong>Deprecation Comment:</strong> This code system was created in error. Implementations should use the code system UCUM with OID 2.16.840.1.113883.6.8</p>
<p>Note that due to some tooling issues, some of the synonym codes that differed only in case (upper/lower) were not being assembled into MIF correctly, therefore they have been removed as a workaround for these tooling issues. This should have limited effect as this system has been deprecated for 8 years, and retired for 4 years, and will be removed soon.</p>
</div></td></tr></table><h3>Identifiers</h3><table class="grid"><tr><td><b>Type</b></td><td><b>Value</b></td><td><b>Preferred</b></td></tr><tr><td>OID</td><td>2.16.840.1.113883.5.1072</td><td>true</td></tr><tr><td>URI</td><td>http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-UnitOfMeasurePrefix</td><td>true</td></tr></table></div>
  </text>
  <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/tools/StructureDefinition/extension-title">
    <valueString value="Unit of Measure Prefix"/>
  </extension>
  <extension
             url="http://hl7.org/fhir/5.0/StructureDefinition/extension-NamingSystem.url">
    <valueUri
              value="http://terminology.hl7.org/NamingSystem/v3-UnitOfMeasurePrefix"/>
  </extension>
  <extension
             url="http://terminology.hl7.org/StructureDefinition/ext-namingsystem-version">
    <valueString value="2.2.0"/>
  </extension>
  <name value="UnitOfMeasurePrefix"/>
  <status value="retired"/>
  <kind value="codesystem"/>
  <date value="2019-03-20T00:00:00-04:00"/>
  <description
               value="Decimal multipliers for units of measure

**Deprecation Comment:** This code system was created in error. Implementations should use the code system UCUM with OID 2.16.840.1.113883.6.8

Note that due to some tooling issues, some of the synonym codes that differed only in case (upper/lower) were not being assembled into MIF correctly, therefore they have been removed as a workaround for these tooling issues. This should have limited effect as this system has been deprecated for 8 years, and retired for 4 years, and will be removed soon."/>
  <uniqueId>
    <type value="oid"/>
    <value value="2.16.840.1.113883.5.1072"/>
    <preferred value="true"/>
  </uniqueId>
  <uniqueId>
    <type value="uri"/>
    <value value="http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-UnitOfMeasurePrefix"/>
    <preferred value="true"/>
  </uniqueId>
</NamingSystem>