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Example CodeSystem/definition-method (XML)

Clinical Decision Support Work GroupMaturity Level: N/AStandards Status: Informative

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Definition for Code SystemDefinitionMethod

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>

<CodeSystem xmlns="http://hl7.org/fhir">
  <id value="definition-method"/> 
  <meta> 
    <lastUpdated value="2024-07-19T15:58:43.721+00:00"/> 
    <profile value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/shareablecodesystem"/> 
  </meta> 
  <text> 
    <status value="generated"/> 
    <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
      <p> This case-sensitive code system 
        <code> http://hl7.org/fhir/definition-method</code>  defines the following codes:
      </p> 
      <table class="codes">
        <tr> 
          <td style="white-space:nowrap">
            <b> Code</b> 
          </td> 
          <td> 
            <b> Display</b> 
          </td> 
          <td> 
            <b> Definition</b> 
          </td> 
        </tr> 
        <tr> 
          <td style="white-space:nowrap">systematic-assessment
            <a name="definition-method-systematic-assessment"> </a> 
          </td> 
          <td> Systematic Assessment</td> 
          <td> Any method of routinely determining whether or not specific outcomes (e.g. adverse
             events) have occurred, for example through a standard questionnaire, regular investigator
             assessment, regular laboratory testing, or other method</td> 
        </tr> 
        <tr> 
          <td style="white-space:nowrap">non-systematic-assessment
            <a name="definition-method-non-systematic-assessment"> </a> 
          </td> 
          <td> Non-Systematic Assessment</td> 
          <td> Any non-systematic method for determining whether or not adverse events have occurred,
             such as self-reporting by participants or occasional assessment/testing</td> 
        </tr> 
        <tr> 
          <td style="white-space:nowrap">mean
            <a name="definition-method-mean"> </a> 
          </td> 
          <td> Mean</td> 
          <td> Aggregated using mean of observed values.</td> 
        </tr> 
        <tr> 
          <td style="white-space:nowrap">median
            <a name="definition-method-median"> </a> 
          </td> 
          <td> Median</td> 
          <td> Aggregated using median of observed values.</td> 
        </tr> 
        <tr> 
          <td style="white-space:nowrap">mean-of-mean
            <a name="definition-method-mean-of-mean"> </a> 
          </td> 
          <td> Mean of Means</td> 
          <td> Aggregated using mean of means (e.g. study mean values).</td> 
        </tr> 
        <tr> 
          <td style="white-space:nowrap">mean-of-median
            <a name="definition-method-mean-of-median"> </a> 
          </td> 
          <td> Mean of Medians</td> 
          <td> Aggregated using mean of medians (e.g. study median values).</td> 
        </tr> 
        <tr> 
          <td style="white-space:nowrap">median-of-mean
            <a name="definition-method-median-of-mean"> </a> 
          </td> 
          <td> Median of Means</td> 
          <td> Aggregated using median of means (e.g. study mean values).</td> 
        </tr> 
        <tr> 
          <td style="white-space:nowrap">median-of-median
            <a name="definition-method-median-of-median"> </a> 
          </td> 
          <td> Median of Medians</td> 
          <td> Aggregated using median of medians (e.g. study median values).</td> 
        </tr> 
      </table> 
    </div> 
  </text> 
  <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-wg">
    <valueCode value="cds"/> 
  </extension> 
  <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-standards-status">
    <valueCode value="draft"/> 
  </extension> 
  <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-fmm">
    <valueInteger value="1"/> 
  </extension> 
  <url value="http://hl7.org/fhir/definition-method"/> 
  <identifier> 
    <system value="urn:ietf:rfc:3986"/> 
    <value value="urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.4.1953"/> 
  </identifier> 
  <version value="6.0.0-cibuild"/> 
  <name value="DefinitionMethod"/> 
  <title value="Definition Method"/> 
  <status value="active"/> 
  <experimental value="false"/> 
  <date value="2020-12-28T16:55:11+11:00"/> 
  <publisher value="HL7 (FHIR Project)"/> 
  <contact> 
    <telecom> 
      <system value="url"/> 
      <value value="http://hl7.org/fhir"/> 
    </telecom> 
    <telecom> 
      <system value="email"/> 
      <value value="fhir@lists.hl7.org"/> 
    </telecom> 
  </contact> 
  <description value="The method used to define, describe, or determine a characteristic value."/> 
  <jurisdiction> 
    <coding> 
      <system value="http://unstats.un.org/unsd/methods/m49/m49.htm"/> 
      <code value="001"/> 
      <display value="World"/> 
    </coding> 
  </jurisdiction> 
  <caseSensitive value="true"/> 
  <valueSet value="http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/definition-method"/> 
  <content value="complete"/> 
  <concept> 
    <code value="systematic-assessment"/> 
    <display value="Systematic Assessment"/> 
    <definition value="Any method of routinely determining whether or not specific outcomes (e.g. adverse
     events) have occurred, for example through a standard questionnaire, regular investigator
     assessment, regular laboratory testing, or other method"/> 
  </concept> 
  <concept> 
    <code value="non-systematic-assessment"/> 
    <display value="Non-Systematic Assessment"/> 
    <definition value="Any non-systematic method for determining whether or not adverse events have occurred,
     such as self-reporting by participants or occasional assessment/testing"/> 
  </concept> 
  <concept> 
    <code value="mean"/> 
    <display value="Mean"/> 
    <definition value="Aggregated using mean of observed values."/> 
  </concept> 
  <concept> 
    <code value="median"/> 
    <display value="Median"/> 
    <definition value="Aggregated using median of observed values."/> 
  </concept> 
  <concept> 
    <code value="mean-of-mean"/> 
    <display value="Mean of Means"/> 
    <definition value="Aggregated using mean of means (e.g. study mean values)."/> 
  </concept> 
  <concept> 
    <code value="mean-of-median"/> 
    <display value="Mean of Medians"/> 
    <definition value="Aggregated using mean of medians (e.g. study median values)."/> 
  </concept> 
  <concept> 
    <code value="median-of-mean"/> 
    <display value="Median of Means"/> 
    <definition value="Aggregated using median of means (e.g. study mean values)."/> 
  </concept> 
  <concept> 
    <code value="median-of-median"/> 
    <display value="Median of Medians"/> 
    <definition value="Aggregated using median of medians (e.g. study median values)."/> 
  </concept> 
</CodeSystem> 

Usage note: every effort has been made to ensure that the examples are correct and useful, but they are not a normative part of the specification.