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4.3.14.169 Code System http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/location-physical-type

Patient Administration Work Group Maturity Level: 1Draft Use Context: Any

This is a code system defined by the FHIR project.

Summary

Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/location-physical-type
Version:4.0.0
Name:LocationType
Title:Location type
Definition:

This example value set defines a set of codes that can be used to indicate the physical form of the Location.

Committee:Patient Administration Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1108 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

  • ValueSet: Location type (This example value set defines a set of codes that can be used to indicate the physical form of the Location.)
  • ValueSet: Location type (This example value set defines a set of codes that can be used to indicate the physical form of the Location.)

This example value set defines a set of codes that can be used to indicate the physical form of the Location.

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/location-physical-type defines the following codes:

CodeDisplayDefinition
si SiteA collection of buildings or other locations such as a site or a campus.
bu BuildingAny Building or structure. This may contain rooms, corridors, wings, etc. It might not have walls, or a roof, but is considered a defined/allocated space.
wi WingA Wing within a Building, this often contains levels, rooms and corridors.
wa WardA Ward is a section of a medical facility that may contain rooms and other types of location.
lvl LevelA Level in a multi-level Building/Structure.
co CorridorAny corridor within a Building, that may connect rooms.
ro RoomA space that is allocated as a room, it may have walls/roof etc., but does not require these.
bd BedA space that is allocated for sleeping/laying on. This is not the physical bed/trolley that may be moved about, but the space it may occupy.
ve VehicleA means of transportation.
ho HouseA residential dwelling. Usually used to reference a location that a person/patient may reside.
ca CabinetA container that can store goods, equipment, medications or other items.
rd RoadA defined path to travel between 2 points that has a known name.
area AreaA defined physical boundary of something, such as a flood risk zone, region, postcode
jdn JurisdictionA wide scope that covers a conceptual domain, such as a Nation (Country wide community or Federal Government - e.g. Ministry of Health), Province or State (community or Government), Business (throughout the enterprise), Nation with a business scope of an agency (e.g. CDC, FDA etc.) or a Business segment (UK Pharmacy), not just an physical boundary

 

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Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

LevelA 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