This is the Continuous Integration Build of FHIR (will be incorrect/inconsistent at times).
See the Directory of published versions icon CodeSystem http://hl7.org/fhir/observation-status

Orders and Observations icon Work Group Maturity Level: NNormative (from v4.0.0) Use Context: Country: World
Official URL: http://hl7.org/fhir/observation-status Version: 6.0.0-cibuild
active as of 2021-01-04 Computable Name: ObservationStatus
Flags: CaseSensitive, Complete. All codes ValueSet: Observation Status OID: 2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.4.401

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

Codes providing the status of an observation.

This code system http://hl7.org/fhir/observation-status defines the following codes:

1registered RegisteredThe existence of the observation is registered, but there is no result yet available.btn btn
1preliminary PreliminaryThis is an initial or interim observation: data may be incomplete or unverified.btn btn
1final FinalThe observation is complete and there are no further actions needed. Additional information such "released", "signed", etc. would be represented using [Provenance](provenance.html) which provides not only the act but also the actors and dates and other related data. These act states would be associated with an observation status of `preliminary` until they are all completed and then a status of `final` would be applied.btn btn
1amended AmendedSubsequent to being Final, the observation has been modified subsequent. This includes updates/new information and corrections.btn btn
2  corrected CorrectedSubsequent to being Final, the observation has been modified to correct an error in the test result.btn btn
1cancelled CancelledThe observation is unavailable because the measurement was not started or not completed (also sometimes called "aborted").btn btn
1entered-in-error Entered in ErrorThe observation has been withdrawn following previous final release. This electronic record should never have existed, though it is possible that real-world decisions were based on it. (If real-world activity has occurred, the status should be "cancelled" rather than "entered-in-error".).btn btn
1unknown UnknownThe authoring/source system does not know which of the status values currently applies for this observation. Note: This concept is not to be used for "other" - one of the listed statuses is presumed to apply, but the authoring/source system does not know which.btn btn


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