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CodeSystem: precaution

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0433 Version: 2.1.0
Active as of 2019-12-01 Responsible: HL7, Inc Computable Name: Precaution
Other Identifiers: id: urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.18.274

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Code system of concepts specifying non-clincal precautions that need to be taken with the patient. Used in HL7 Version 2.x messaging in the PV2 segment.

Underlying Master Code System for V2 table 0433 (Precaution Code)

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/v2-0433 defines the following codes in a Is-A heirarchy:

CodeDisplayDefinitionDeutsch (German, de)
A AggressiveAggressiveagressiv
B BlindBlindblind
C ConfusedConfusedkonfus
D DeafDeaftaub
N Do not resuscitate"No-code" (i.e. Do not resuscitate)
P ParaplegicParaplegic
O OtherOthersonstiges
U UnknownUnknownunbekannt


2020-05-06reviseTed KleinVocabulary WGMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.