HL7 Terminology
2.0.0 - Publication

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ValueSet: ObservationDiagnosisTypes


Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v3-ObservationDiagnosisTypes
Status:Active as of 2014-03-26

An observation about the presence (or absence) of a particular disease state in a subject.

OID:2.16.840.1.113883.1.11.16228 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle


Logical Definition (CLD)

This value set includes codes based on the following rules:

This value set excludes codes based on the following rules:

  • Exclude these codes as defined in http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-ActCode
    DXObservationDiagnosisTypesIncludes all codes defining types of indications such as diagnosis, symptom and other indications such as contrast agents for lab tests.



This value set contains 4 concepts

Expansion based on ActCode v2.1.0 (CodeSystem)

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

ADMDXadmitting diagnosisAdmitting diagnosis are the diagnoses documented for administrative purposes as the basis for a hospital admission.
DISDXdischarge diagnosisDischarge diagnosis are the diagnoses documented for administrative purposes as the time of hospital discharge.
INTDXintermediate diagnosisIntermediate diagnoses are those diagnoses documented for administrative purposes during the course of a hospital stay.
NOInature of injuryThe type of injury that the injury coding specifies.

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


2020-05-06reviseVocabulary WGTed KleinMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.
2014-03-26revise2014T1_2014-03-26_001283 (RIM release ID)Vocabulary (Woody Beeler) (no record of original request)Lock all vaue sets untouched since 2014-03-26 to trackingId 2014T1_2014_03_26