HL7 Terminology (THO)
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ValueSet: hl7VS-ambulatoryStatus

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0009 Version: 2.0.0
Active as of 2019-12-01 Responsible: HL7, Inc Computable Name: Hl7VSAmbulatoryStatus
Other Identifiers: : urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.21.12

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Value Set of codes that specify permanent or transient handicapped conditions of a person.


This value set is not used here; it may be used elsewhere (e.g. specifications and/or implementations that use this content)

Logical Definition (CLD)



This value set contains 16 concepts

Expansion based on ambulatoryStatus v2.1.0 (CodeSystem)

All codes in this table are from the system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0009

A0No functional limitationsNo functional limitations
A1Ambulates with assistive deviceAmbulates with assistive device
A2Wheelchair/stretcher boundWheelchair/stretcher bound
A3Comatose; non-responsiveComatose; non-responsive
A5Vision impairedVision impaired
A6Hearing impairedHearing impaired
A7Speech impairedSpeech impaired
A8Non-English speakingNon-English speaking
A9Functional level unknownFunctional level unknown
B1Oxygen therapyOxygen therapy
B2Special equipment (tubes, IVs, catheters)Special equipment (tubes, IVs, catheters)

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
System 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


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