Current Build Code System

Patient Care Work Group Maturity Level: 0Trial Use Use Context: Any

This is a code system defined by the FHIR project.


Defining URL:

Overall categorization of the event, e.g. product related or situational.

Committee:Patient Care Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1251 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

  • ValueSet: AdverseEventCategory (Overall categorization of the event, e.g. product related or situational.)

Overall categorization of the event, e.g. product related or situational.

This code system defines the following codes:

1product-problem Product Problem
1product-quality Product Quality
1product-use-error Product Use Error
2  wrong-dose Wrong Dose
2  incorrect-prescribing-information Incorrect Prescribing Information
2  wrong-technique Wrong Technique
2  wrong-route-of-administration Wrong Route of Administration
2  wrong-rate Wrong Rate
2  wrong-duration Wrong Duration
2  wrong-time Wrong Time
2  expired-drug Expired Drug
1medical-device-use-error Medical Device Use Error
1problem-different-manufacturer Problem with Different Manufacturer of Same Medicine
1unsafe-physical-environment Unsafe Physical Environment


See the full registry of code systems defined as part of FHIR.

Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

LvlA few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. See Code System for further information.
SourceThe source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
CodeThe code (used as the code in the resource instance). If the code is in italics, this indicates that the code is not selectable ('Abstract')
DisplayThe 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
DefinitionAn explanation of the meaning of the concept
CommentsAdditional notes about how to use the code