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AHFS Pharmacologic-Therapeutic Classification

Summary

Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/ahfs
Version:2.0.0
Name:Ahfs
Title:AHFS Pharmacologic-Therapeutic Classification
Status:Active
Content:None of the concepts defined by the code system are included in the code system resource
Definition:

Description: The AHFS Pharmacologic-Therapeutic Classification has been in use in hospitals in the United States since its inception in 1959. An integral part of the American Hospital Formulary Service, the AHFS classification allows the grouping of drugs with similar pharmacologic, therapeutic, and/or chemical characteristics. Today, the AHFS classification is used by many people outside of hospitals.

Publisher:TBD - External Body
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.6.234 (for OID based terminology systems)
Content Mode:Not Present
Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle

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AHFS Pharmacologic-Therapeutic Classification

Description: The AHFS Pharmacologic-Therapeutic Classification has been in use in hospitals in the United States since its inception in 1959. An integral part of the American Hospital Formulary Service, the AHFS classification allows the grouping of drugs with similar pharmacologic, therapeutic, and/or chemical characteristics. Today, the AHFS classification is used by many people outside of hospitals.

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/ahfs defines many codes, but they are not represented here