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CodeSystem: administrationMethod

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0165 Version: 2.2.0
Active as of 2019-12-01 Responsible: HL7, Inc Computable Name: AdministrationMethod
Other Identifiers: id: urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.18.83

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Code system of concepts which specify the specific method requested for the administration of the drug or treatment to the patient. Used in HL7 Version 2.x messaging in the RXR segment.

Underlying Master Code System for V2 table 0165 (Administration Method)

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


This code system defines the following properties for its concepts

statushttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#statuscodeStatus of the concept
deprecatedhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-table-deprecatedcodeVersion of HL7 in which the code was deprecated


This case-sensitive code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0165 defines the following codes in a Is-A heirarchy:

CodeDisplayDefinitionDeutsch (German, de)
CH ChewChewKauen
DI DissolveDissolveAuflösen
DU DustDustZerstäuben
IF InfiltrateInfiltrateInfiltrieren
IS InsertInsertEinfügen / einsetzen
IR IrrigateIrrigateSpülen
IVPB IV PiggybackIV PiggybackIV-Kurzinfusion
IVP IV PushIV PushIntravenöse Spritze
NB NebulizedNebulizedVernebeln
PT PaintPaintSchmerz
PF PerfusePerfusePerfundieren
SH ShampooShampooShampoo
SO SoakSoakAufweichen
WA WashWashWaschen
WI WipeWipeWischen


2020-05-06reviseVocabulary WGTed KleinMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.