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4.3.14.184 Code System http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/medicationrequest-course-of-therapy

Pharmacy 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/medicationrequest-course-of-therapy
Version:4.0.0
Name:medicationRequest Course of Therapy Codes
Title:Medication request course of therapy codes
Definition:

MedicationRequest Course of Therapy Codes

Committee:Pharmacy Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1327 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

MedicationRequest Course of Therapy Codes

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/medicationrequest-course-of-therapy defines the following codes:

CodeDisplayDefinition
continuous Continuous long term therapyA medication which is expected to be continued beyond the present order and which the patient should be assumed to be taking unless explicitly stopped.
acute Short course (acute) therapyA medication which the patient is only expected to consume for the duration of the current order and which is not expected to be renewed.
seasonal SeasonalA medication which is expected to be used on a part time basis at certain times of the year

 

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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