HL7 Terminology
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NamingSystem: AHFS Pharmacologic-Therapeutic Classification

Summary

Defining URLhttp://terminology.hl7.org/NamingSystem/ahfs
NameAhfs
Statusactive
Definition

Description: The AHFS Pharmacologic-Therapeutic Classification has been in use in hospitals in the United States since its inception in 1959. An integral part of the American Hospital Formulary Service, the AHFS classification allows the grouping of drugs with similar pharmacologic, therapeutic, and/or chemical characteristics. Today, the AHFS classification is used by many people outside of hospitals.

PublisherASHSP

Identifiers

TypeValuePreferred
OID2.16.840.1.113883.6.234true
URIhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/ahfstrue