HL7 Terminology
2.1.0 - Publication

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CodeSystem: transportationMode


Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0124
Status:Active as of 2019-12-01

HL7-defined code system of concepts which specify how (or whether) to transport a patient, when applicable, for an ordered service. Used in HL7 Version 2.x messaging in the OBR segment.

Publisher:HL7, Inc
Committee:Orders and Observations

Copyright HL7. Licensed under creative commons public domain

Content:Complete: All the concepts defined by the code system are included in the code system resource
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.18.52 (for OID based terminology systems)
Value Set:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0124 ( 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:


statushttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#statusStatus of the conceptcode
deprecatedhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-table-deprecatedVersion of HL7 in which the code was deprecatedcode

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0124 defines the following codes:

CART Cart - patient travels on cart or gurneyCart - patient travels on cart or gurney
PORT The examining device goes to patient's locationThe examining device goes to patient's location
WALK Patient walks to diagnostic servicePatient walks to diagnostic service
WHLC WheelchairWheelchair

Additional Language Displays

CodeDeutsch (German, de)
CARTPatient wird auf Trage transportiert
PORTUntersuchung am Krankenbett
WALKPatient geht zu Fuß zum Funktionsbereich


2020-05-06reviseVocabulary WGTed KleinMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.