HL7 Terminology (THO)
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CodeSystem: ActSite

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-ActSite Version: 3.0.0
Active as of 2019-03-20 Responsible: Health Level Seven International Computable Name: ActSite
Other Identifiers: OID:2.16.840.1.113883.5.1052

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An anatomical location on an organism which can be the focus of an act.

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

Generated Narrative: CodeSystem v3-ActSite

Language: en


This code system defines the following properties for its concepts

Specializes Specializes Coding The child code is a more narrow version of the concept represented by the parent code. I.e. Every child concept is also a valid parent concept. Used to allow determination of subsumption. Must be transitive, irreflexive, antisymmetric.
Generalizes Generalizes Coding Inverse of Specializes. Only included as a derived relationship.
internalId internalId http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v3-internal-id code The internal identifier for the concept in the HL7 Access database repository.
Status status http://hl7.org/fhir/concept-properties#status code Designation of a concept's state. Normally is not populated unless the state is retired..
Not Selectable notSelectable http://hl7.org/fhir/concept-properties#notSelectable boolean Indicates that the code is abstract - only intended to be used as a selector for other concepts


This case-sensitive code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-ActSite defines the following codes in a Is-A hierarchy:

LvlCodeDisplayDefinitioninternalIdStatusNot Selectable
1 _HumanActSite HumanActSite An anatomical location on a human which can be the focus of an act. 20948 active true
2   _HumanSubstanceAdministrationSite HumanSubstanceAdministrationSite The set of body locations to or through which a drug product may be administered. 21534 active true
3     BE bilateral ears 21759 active
3     BN bilateral nares 21760 active
3     BU buttock 21761 active
3     LA left arm 21762 active
3     LAC left anterior chest 21763 active
3     LACF left antecubital fossa 21764 active
3     LD left deltoid 21765 active
3     LE left ear 21766 active
3     LEJ left external jugular 21767 active
3     LF left foot 21768 active
3     LG left gluteus medius 21769 active
3     LH left hand 21770 active
3     LIJ left internal jugular 21771 active
3     LLAQ left lower abd quadrant 21772 active
3     LLFA left lower forearm 21773 active
3     LMFA left mid forearm 21774 active
3     LN left naris 21775 active
3     LPC left posterior chest 21776 active
3     LSC left subclavian 21777 active
3     LT left thigh 21778 active
3     LUA left upper arm 21779 active
3     LUAQ left upper abd quadrant 21780 active
3     LUFA left upper forearm 21781 active
3     LVG left ventragluteal 21782 active
3     LVL left vastus lateralis 21783 active
3     OD right eye 21784 active
3     OS left eye 21785 active
3     OU bilateral eyes 21786 active
3     PA perianal 21787 active
3     PERIN perineal 21788 active
3     RA right arm 21789 active
3     RAC right anterior chest 21790 active
3     RACF right antecubital fossa 21791 active
3     RD right deltoid 21792 active
3     RE right ear 21793 active
3     REJ right external jugular 21794 active
3     RF right foot 21795 active
3     RG right gluteus medius 21796 active
3     RH right hand 21797 active
3     RIJ right internal jugular 21798 active
3     RLAQ right lower abd quadrant 21799 active
3     RLFA right lower forearm 21800 active
3     RMFA right mid forearm 21801 active
3     RN right naris 23250 active
3     RPC right posterior chest 21802 active
3     RSC right subclavian 21803 active
3     RT right thigh 21804 active
3     RUA right upper arm 21805 active
3     RUAQ right upper abd quadrant 21806 active
3     RUFA right upper forearm 21807 active
3     RVG right ventragluteal 21808 active
3     RVL right vastus lateralis 21809 active
2   _InjuryActSite InjuryActSite An anatomical location on a human of an injury or disease which is the focus of an act. 20949 retired true
1 _AnimalActSite AnimalActSite An anatomical location on a non-human animal which can be the focus of an act. 20947 retired true


2023-11-14reviseMarc DuteauTSMGAdd standard copyright and contact to internal content; up-476
2023-06-21createMarc DuteauTSMGAdding missing v3-ActSite value set; up-428
2022-10-18reviseMarc DuteauTSMGFixing missing metadata; up-349
2022-02-17 00:00:32+1100reviseGrahame GrieveVocabulary WGPopulate Missing caseSensitive property; UP-286
2020-05-06reviseTed KleinVocabulary WGMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.