Current Build Code System

FHIR Infrastructure Work Group Maturity Level: 1Trial Use Use Context: Any

This is a code system defined by the FHIR project.


Defining URL:

Which type a compartment definition describes.

Committee:FHIR Infrastructure Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.787 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

  • ValueSet: CompartmentType (Which type a compartment definition describes.)

Which type a compartment definition describes.

This code system defines the following codes:

Patient PatientThe compartment definition is for the patient compartment.
Encounter EncounterThe compartment definition is for the encounter compartment.
RelatedPerson RelatedPersonThe compartment definition is for the related-person compartment.
Practitioner PractitionerThe compartment definition is for the practitioner compartment.
Device DeviceThe compartment definition is for the device compartment.


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