HL7 Terminology (THO)
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ValueSet: SignificantOtherRoleType

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v3-SignificantOtherRoleType Version: 2.0.0
Active as of 2014-03-26 Computable Name: SignificantOtherRoleType
Other Identifiers: : urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.1.11.19612

A person who is important to one’s well being; especially a spouse or one in a similar relationship. (The player is the one who is important)


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 6 concepts

Expansion based on RoleCode v2.2.0 (CodeSystem)

1  SIGOTHRhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-RoleCodesignificant other

A person who is important to one's well being; especially a spouse or one in a similar relationship. (The player is the one who is important)

2    DOMPARThttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-RoleCodedomestic partner

The player of the role cohabits with the scoping person but is not the scoping person's spouse.

2    FMRSPShttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-RoleCodeformer spouse

Player of the role was previously joined to the scoping person in marriage and this marriage is now dissolved and inactive.

Usage Note: This is significant to indicate as some jurisdictions have different legal requirements for former spouse to access the patient's record, from a general friend.

2    SPShttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-RoleCodespouse

The player of the role is a marriage partner of the scoping person.

3      HUSBhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-RoleCodehusband

The player of the role is a man joined to a woman (scoping person) in marriage.

3      WIFEhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-RoleCodewife

The player of the role is a woman joined to a man (scoping person) in marriage.

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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