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CodeSystem: Observation Reference Range Meaning Codes

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/referencerange-meaning Version: 0.1.0
Draft as of 2022-02-23 Responsible: FHIR Project team Computable Name: ObservationReferenceRangeMeaningCodes
Other Identifiers: : urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1124

This value set defines a set of codes that can be used to indicate the meaning/use of a reference range for a particular target population.

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

Properties

CodeTypeDescription
abstractbooleanTrue if an element is considered 'abstract' - in otherwords, the code is not for use as a real concept

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

LvlCodeDisplayDefinitionabstract
1type TypeGeneral types of reference range.true
2  normal Normal RangeValues expected for a normal member of the relevant control population being measured. Typically each results producer such as a laboratory has specific normal ranges and they are usually defined as within two standard deviations from the mean and account for 95.45% of this population.
2  recommended Recommended RangeThe range that is recommended by a relevant professional body.
2  treatment Treatment RangeThe range at which treatment would/should be considered.
2  therapeutic Therapeutic Desired LevelThe optimal range for best therapeutic outcomes.
3    pre Pre Therapeutic Desired LevelThe optimal range for best therapeutic outcomes for a specimen taken immediately before administration.
3    post Post Therapeutic Desired LevelThe optimal range for best therapeutic outcomes for a specimen taken immediately after administration.
1endocrine EndocrineEndocrine related states that change the expected value.true
2  pre-puberty Pre-PubertyAn expected range in an individual prior to puberty.
2  follicular Follicular StageAn expected range in an individual during the follicular stage of the cycle.
2  midcycle MidCycleAn expected range in an individual during the midcycle stage of the cycle.
2  luteal LutealAn expected range in an individual during the luteal stage of the cycle.
2  postmenopausal Post-MenopauseAn expected range in an individual post-menopause.

History

DateActionAuthorCustodianComment
2020-10-14reviseGrahame GrieveVocabulary WGReset Version after migration to UTG
2020-05-06reviseTed KleinVocabulary WGMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.