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CodeSystem: signatorysRelationshipToSubject

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0548 Version: 2.1.0
Active as of 2019-12-01 Responsible: HL7, Inc Computable Name: SignatorysRelationshipToSubject
Other Identifiers: id: urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.18.355

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Code system of concepts specifying the relationship of the consenter to the subject. Used in HL7 Version 2 messaging in the CON segment.

Underlying Master Code System for V2 table 0548 (Signatory’s Relationship to Subject)

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/v2-0548 defines the following codes in a Is-A heirarchy:

CodeDisplayDefinitionDeutsch (German, de)
1 SelfSelf
2 ParentParentEltern
3 Next of KinNext of Kin
4 Durable Power of Attorney in Healthcare AffairsDurable Power of Attorney in Healthcare Affairs
5 ConservatorConservator
6 Emergent Practitioner (practitioner judging case as emergency requiring care without a consent)Emergent Practitioner (practitioner judging case as emergency requiring care without a consent)
7 Non-Emergent Practitioner (i.e. medical ethics committee)Non-Emergent Practitioner (i.e. medical ethics committee)


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