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CodeSystem: Example Diagnosis Type Codes

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/ex-diagnosistype Version: 0.1.0
Draft as of 2023-09-08 Maturity Level: 1 Responsible: Financial Management Computable Name: ExampleDiagnosisTypeCodes
Other Identifiers: id: urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1167

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This value set includes example Diagnosis Type codes.

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

This case-sensitive code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/ex-diagnosistype defines the following codes:

admitting Admitting DiagnosisThe diagnosis given as the reason why the patient was admitted to the hospital.
clinical Clinical DiagnosisA diagnosis made on the basis of medical signs and patient-reported symptoms, rather than diagnostic tests.
differential Differential DiagnosisOne of a set of the possible diagnoses that could be connected to the signs, symptoms, and lab findings.
discharge Discharge DiagnosisThe diagnosis given when the patient is discharged from the hospital.
laboratory Laboratory DiagnosisA diagnosis based significantly on laboratory reports or test results, rather than the physical examination of the patient.
nursing Nursing DiagnosisA diagnosis which identifies people's responses to situations in their lives, such as a readiness to change or a willingness to accept assistance.
prenatal Prenatal DiagnosisA diagnosis determined prior to birth.
principal Principal DiagnosisThe single medical diagnosis that is most relevant to the patient's chief complaint or need for treatment.
radiology Radiology DiagnosisA diagnosis based primarily on the results from medical imaging studies.
remote Remote DiagnosisA diagnosis determined using telemedicine techniques.
retrospective Retrospective DiagnosisThe labeling of an illness in a specific historical event using modern knowledge, methods and disease classifications.
self Self DiagnosisA diagnosis determined by the patient.


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