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CodeSystem: route

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0033 Version: 2.0.0
Active as of 2019-12-01 Responsible: Health Level Seven International Computable Name: Route
Other Identifiers: urn:ietf:rfc:3986#Uniform Resource Identifier (URI)#urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.18.16

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HL7-defined code system of concepts that indicate a means of administrating a medication dose. Used in HL7 Version 2 messaging in the RX1 segment (which was withdrawn after version 2.2). As of HL7 version 2.3, it was replaced by 2.16.840.1.113883.18.80 routeOfAdministration and 2.16.840.1.113883.18.83 administrationMethod. Used in the RX1 segment.

Underlying Master Code System for V2 table 0033 (ROUTE)

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/v2-0033 defines the following codes in a Is-A heirarchy:

CodeDisplayDefinitiondeprecatedDeutsch (German, de)
AP Apply externallyApply externally2.2externe Applikatione
CH ChewChew2.2Kautablette
DU DustDust2.2Puder
EA EarEar2.2Ohr
EY EyeEye2.2Auge
IA Intro-arterialIntro-arterial2.2intraarteriell
ID Intra-dermalIntra-dermal2.2intradermal
IF InfiltrateInfiltrate2.2infiltrieren
IH InhalationInhalation2.2Inhalation
IM Intra-muscularIntra-muscular2.2intramuskulär
IN Intra-nasalIntra-nasal2.2intranasal
IR IrrigateIrrigate2.2Einlauf
IS InsertedInserted2.2Implantat
IT IntrathecalIntrathecal2.2intrathekal
IV IntravenousIntravenous2.2intravenös
NB NebulizedNebulized2.2vernebelt
NG NathogasicNathogasic2.2nasogastral
PA Peri-anallyPeri-anally2.2peranal
PT PaintPaint2.2aufpinseln
PU IV pushIV push2.2intravenöser Bolus
RC RectallyRectally2.2rektal
SH ShampooShampoo2.2Shampoo
SL SublingualSublingual2.2subligual
SO SoakSoak2.2drchtränken
SS IV solusetIV soluset2.2Iv-Lösung
TP TopicallyTopically2.2topisch
WA WashWash2.2waschen
WI WipeWipe2.2wischen


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