HL7 Terminology (THO)
3.1.0 - Publication International flag

This page is part of the HL7 Terminology (v3.1.0: Release) based on FHIR R4. The current version which supercedes this version is 5.2.0. For a full list of available versions, see the Directory of published versions

ValueSet: MedicalDevice

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v3-MedicalDevice Version: 2.0.0
Active as of 2014-03-26 Computable Name: MedicalDevice
Other Identifiers: : urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.1.11.16188

A device with direct or indirect therapeutic purpose. Values for EntityCode when EntityClass = “DEV”


Logical Definition (CLD)

This value set includes codes based on the following rules:

This value set excludes codes based on the following rules:



This value set contains 12 concepts

Expansion based on EntityCode v2.1.0 (CodeSystem)

All codes in this table are from the system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-EntityCode

_AccessMedicalDeviceAccessMedicalDeviceA device used to allow access to a part of a body
LINELineA hollow tube used to administer a substance into a vein, artery or body cavity
IALINEIntra-arterial LineA line used to administer a substance into an artery
IVLINEIntraveneous LineA line used to administer a substance into a vein
_AdministrationMedicalDeviceAdministrationMedicalDeviceA device intended to administer a substance to a subject
_InjectionMedicalDeviceInjectionMedicalDeviceA device intended to administer liquid into a subject via a
AINJAutoInjectorAutomatically injects medication.
PENPenA device which can contain a cartridge for injection purposes. Eg. Insulin pen.
SYRSyringeA barrel with a plunger.
APLCTRApplicatorA device used to apply a liquid or powder to a surface.
INHInhalerA small device used for inhaling medicine in the form of a vapour or gas in order to ease a respiratory condition such as asthma or to relieve nasal congestion.
DSKSDiskusThe device used to inhale the doses of medication contained in the disk form.
DSKUNHDiskhalerThe device used to inhale the doses of medication contained in the disk form.
TRBINHTurbuhalerAsthma medication delivery device.
PMPPumpA device that is used to raise, compress, or transfer liquids or gases and is operated by a piston or similar mechanism.

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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