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4.3.14.350 Code System http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/media-modality

Orders and Observations 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/media-modality
Version:4.0.0
Name:MediaModality
Title:Media Modality
Definition:

Detailed information about the type of the image - its kind, purpose, or the kind of equipment used to generate it.

Committee:Orders and Observations Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1109 (for OID based terminology systems)
Copyright:This resource includes content from the Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) Standard, Copyright 2011 by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

  • ValueSet: Media Modality (Detailed information about the type of the image - its kind, purpose, or the kind of equipment used to generate it.)
  • ValueSet: Media Modality (Detailed information about the type of the image - its kind, purpose, or the kind of equipment used to generate it.)

Detailed information about the type of the image - its kind, purpose, or the kind of equipment used to generate it.

Copyright Statement: This resource includes content from the Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) Standard, Copyright 2011 by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/media-modality defines the following codes:

CodeDisplayDefinition
diagram DiagramA diagram. Often used in diagnostic reports
fax FaxA digital record of a fax document
scan Scanned DocumentA digital scan of a document. This is reserved for when there is not enough metadata to create a document reference
retina Retina ScanA retinal image used for identification purposes
fingerprint FingerprintA finger print scan used for identification purposes
iris Iris ScanAn iris scan used for identification purposes
palm Palm ScanA palm scan used for identification purposes
face Face ScanA face scan used for identification purposes

 

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


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