HL7 Terminology (THO)
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CodeSystem: PersonDisabilityType

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-PersonDisabilityType Version: 2.1.0
Active as of 2019-03-20 Responsible: Health Level 7 Computable Name: PersonDisabilityType
Other Identifiers: : urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.5.93

A code identifying a person’s disability.

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


SpecializesCodingThe child code is a more narrow version of the concept represented by the parent code. I.e. Every child concept is also a valid parent concept. Used to allow determination of subsumption. Must be transitive, irreflexive, antisymmetric.
GeneralizesCodingInverse of Specializes. Only included as a derived relationship.
internalIdhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v3-internal-idcodeThe internal identifier for the concept in the HL7 Access database repository.
statushttp://hl7.org/fhir/concept-properties#statuscodeDesignation of a concept's state. Normally is not populated unless the state is retired.

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-PersonDisabilityType defines the following codes:

11 Vision impairedVision impaired10182active
12 Hearing impairedHearing impaired10183active
13 Speech impairedSpeech impaired10184active
14 Mentally impairedMentally impaired10185active
15 Mobility impaired10186active
2  CB Requires cribA crib is required to move the person15951active
2  CR Requires crutchesPerson requires crutches to ambulate15947active
2  G Requires gurneyA gurney is required to move the person15950active
2  WC Requires wheelchairPerson requires a wheelchair to be ambulatory15949active
2  WK Requires walkerPerson requires a walker to ambulate15948active


2022-02-17 12:00:32+1100reviseGrahame GrieveVocabulary WGPopulate Missing caseSensitive property; UP-286
2020-05-06reviseTed KleinVocabulary WGMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.