HL7 Terminology (THO)
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CodeSystem: EntityNameUse

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-EntityNameUse Version: 2.1.0
Active as of 2019-03-20 Responsible: Health Level 7 Computable Name: EntityNameUse
Other Identifiers: : urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.5.45


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..
notSelectablehttp://hl7.org/fhir/concept-properties#notSelectablebooleanIndicates that the code is abstract - only intended to be used as a selector for other concepts

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

LvlCodeDisplayDefinitioninternalIdstatusNot Selectable
1_NameRepresentationUse NameRepresentationUseIdentifies the different representations of a name. The representation may affect how the name is used. (E.g. use of Ideographic for formal communications.)21077activetrue
2  ABC AlphabeticAlphabetic transcription of name (Japanese: romaji)15917active
2  IDE IdeographicIdeographic representation of name (e.g., Japanese kanji, Chinese characters)15919active
2  SYL SyllabicSyllabic transcription of name (e.g., Japanese kana, Korean hangul)15918active
1ASGN assignedA name assigned to a person. Reasons some organizations assign alternate names may include not knowing the person's name, or to maintain anonymity. Some, but not necessarily all, of the name types that people call "alias" may fit into this category.21358active
1C LicenseAs recorded on a license, record, certificate, etc. (only if different from legal name)10177active
1I Indigenous/Tribale.g. Chief Red Cloud10179active
1L LegalKnown as/conventional/the one you use10176active
2  OR official registry**Definition:**The formal name as registered in an official (government) registry, but which name might not be commonly used. Particularly used in countries with a law system based on Napoleonic law.21637active
1P pseudonymA self asserted name that the person is using or has used.21321active
2  A Artist/StageIncludes writer's pseudonym, stage name, etc10178active
1R Religiouse.g. Sister Mary Francis, Brother John10180active
1SRCH searchA name intended for use in searching or matching.21363active
2  PHON phoneticA name spelled phonetically. There are a variety of phonetic spelling algorithms. This code value does not distinguish between these.*Discussion:*21364active
2  SNDX SoundexA name spelled according to the SoundEx algorithm.21365active
1_EntityNameSearchUse EntityNameSearchUse**Description:** A name intended for use in searching or matching.22618retiredtrue
1_OrganizationNameUse OrganizationNameUse21078retiredtrue
1_PersonNameUse PersonNameUseA code indicating the type of name (e.g. nickname, alias, maiden name, legal, adopted)21079retiredtrue


2022-10-18reviseTSMGMarc DuteauFixing missing metadata; up-349
2022-02-17 12:00:32+1100reviseVocabulary WGGrahame GrievePopulate Missing caseSensitive property; UP-286
2020-05-06reviseVocabulary WGTed KleinMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.