HL7 Terminology
1.0.0 - Publication

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Substance Category Codes

Summary

Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/substance-category
Version:4.1.0
Name:SubstanceCategoryCodes
Status:draft
Title:Substance Category Codes
Definition:

Substance category codes

Publisher:HL7 Orders and Observations Workgroup
Committee:Orders and Observations
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.3.476 (for OID based terminology systems)
Maturity:2
Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle

References

This value set is not used

Content Logical Definition

Logical Definition (CLD)

 

Expansion

This value set contains 7 concepts

Expansion based on Substance Category Codes v4.2.0 (CodeSystem)

All codes from system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/substance-category

CodeDisplayDefinition
allergenAllergenA substance that causes an allergic reaction.
biologicalBiological SubstanceA substance that is produced by or extracted from a biological source.
bodyBody SubstanceA substance that comes directly from a human or an animal (e.g. blood, urine, feces, tears, etc.).
chemicalChemicalAny organic or inorganic substance of a particular molecular identity, including -- (i) any combination of such substances occurring in whole or in part as a result of a chemical reaction or occurring in nature and (ii) any element or uncombined radical (http://www.epa.gov/opptintr/import-export/pubs/importguide.pdf).
foodDietary SubstanceA food, dietary ingredient, or dietary supplement for human or animal.
drugDrug or MedicamentA substance intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease in man or other animals (Federal Food Drug and Cosmetic Act).
materialMaterialA finished product which is not normally ingested, absorbed or injected (e.g. steel, iron, wood, plastic and paper).

Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

Level A few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. In this scheme, some codes are under other codes, and imply that the code they are under also applies
Source The source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
Code The code (used as the code in the resource instance)
Display The display (used in the display element of a Coding). If there is no display, implementers should not simply display the code, but map the concept into their application
Definition An explanation of the meaning of the concept
Comments Additional notes about how to use the code

History

DateActionCustodianAuthorComment
2020-05-06reviseVocabulary WGTed KleinMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.