HL7 Terminology (THO)
5.1.0 - Publication Global (Whole world)

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CodeSystem: dispenseMethod

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0321 Version: 2.1.0
Active as of 2019-12-01 Responsible: HL7, Inc Computable Name: DispenseMethod
Other Identifiers: id: urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.18.194

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HL7-definde code system of concepts specifying the method by which treatment is dispensed. Used in HL7 Version 2.x messaging in the Pharmacy/Treatment Encoded order (RXE) and Pharmacy/Treatment dispense (RXD) segments.

Underlying Master Code System for V2 table 0321 (Dispense Method)

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 code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0321 defines the following codes:

TR TraditionalTraditional
UD Unit DoseUnit Dose
F Floor StockFloor Stock
AD Automatic DispensingAutomatic Dispensing


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