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4.3.16.357 Code System http://hl7.org/fhir/permitted-data-type

Orders and Observations Work Group Maturity Level: 1Trial Use Use Context: Any

This is a code system defined by the FHIR project.

Summary

Defining URL:http://hl7.org/fhir/permitted-data-type
Version:4.6.0
Name:ObservationDataType
Title:ObservationDataType
Definition:

Permitted data type for observation value.

Committee:Orders and Observations Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1332 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

This code system http://hl7.org/fhir/permitted-data-type defines the following codes:

Code Display Definition
Quantity Quantity A measured amount.
CodeableConcept CodeableConcept A coded concept from a reference terminology and/or text.
string string A sequence of Unicode characters.
boolean boolean true or false.
integer integer A signed integer.
Range Range A set of values bounded by low and high.
Ratio Ratio A ratio of two Quantity values - a numerator and a denominator.
SampledData SampledData A series of measurements taken by a device.
time time A time during the day, in the format hh:mm:ss.
dateTime dateTime A date, date-time or partial date (e.g. just year or year + month) as used in human communication.
Period Period A time range defined by start and end date/time.

 

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