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4.3.14.447 Code System http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/research-study-objective-type

Biomedical Research and Regulation Work Group Maturity Level: 0Informative Use Context: Any

This is a code system defined by the FHIR project.

Summary

Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/research-study-objective-type
Version:4.0.0
Name:ResearchStudyObjectiveType
Title:ResearchStudyObjectiveType
Definition:

Codes for the kind of study objective.

Committee:Biomedical Research and Regulation Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1248 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

Codes for the kind of study objective.

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/research-study-objective-type defines the following codes:

CodeDisplayDefinition
primary PrimaryThe main question to be answered, and the one that drives any statistical planning for the study—e.g., calculation of the sample size to provide the appropriate power for statistical testing.
secondary SecondaryQuestion to be answered in the study that is of lesser importance than the primary objective.
exploratory ExploratoryExploratory questions to be answered in the study.

 

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Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

LvlA 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