HL7 Terminology (THO)
5.0.0 - Publication World

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CodeSystem: ResearchStudyPrimaryPurposeType

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/research-study-prim-purp-type Version: 0.1.0
Standards status: Trial-use Maturity Level: 0 Responsible: HL7 (FHIR Project) Computable Name: ResearchStudyPrimaryPurposeType
Other Identifiers: : urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1250

Codes for the main intent of the study.

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

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/research-study-prim-purp-type defines the following codes:

treatment TreatmentOne or more interventions are being evaluated for treating a disease, syndrome, or condition.
prevention PreventionOne or more interventions are being assessed for preventing the development of a specific disease or health condition.
diagnostic DiagnosticOne or more interventions are being evaluated for identifying a disease or health condition.
supportive-care Supportive CareOne or more interventions are evaluated for maximizing comfort, minimizing side effects, or mitigating against a decline in the participant's health or function.
screening ScreeningOne or more interventions are assessed or examined for identifying a condition, or risk factors for a condition, in people who are not yet known to have the condition or risk factor.
health-services-research Health Services ResearchOne or more interventions for evaluating the delivery, processes, management, organization, or financing of healthcare.
basic-science Basic ScienceOne or more interventions for examining the basic mechanism of action (for example, physiology or biomechanics of an intervention).
device-feasibility Device FeasibilityAn intervention of a device product is being evaluated to determine the feasibility of the product or to test a prototype device and not health outcomes. Such studies are conducted to confirm the design and operating specifications of a device before beginning a full clinical trial.


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