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4.3.14.335 Code System http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/codesystem-altcode-kind

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This is a code system defined by the FHIR project.

Summary

Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/codesystem-altcode-kind
Version:3.6.0
Name:AlternativeCodeKind
Title:AlternativeCodeKind
Definition:

Indicates the type of use for which the code is defined.

Committee:??
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1284 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

Indicates the type of use for which the code is defined.

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/codesystem-altcode-kind defines the following codes:

CodeDisplayDefinition
alternate Alternate CodeThe code is an alternative code that can be used in any of the circumstances that the primary code can be used.
deprecated DeprecatedThe code should no longer be used, but was used in the past.
case-insensitive Case InsensitiveThe code is an alternative to be used when a case insensitive code is required (when the primary codes are case sensitive).
case-sensitive Case SensitiveThe code is an alternative to be used when a case sensitive code is required (when the primary codes are case insensitive).
expression ExpressionThe code is an alternative for the primary code that is built using the expression grammar defined by the code system.

 

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