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4.3.14.314 Code System http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/study-type

Clinical Decision Support Work Group Maturity Level: 0Trial Use Use Context: Any

This is a code system defined by the FHIR project.

Summary

Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/study-type
Version:3.6.0
Name:StudyType
Title:StudyType
Definition:

Types of research studies (types of research methods).

Committee:Clinical Decision Support Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.0 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

  • ValueSet: StudyType (Types of research studies (types of research methods).)

Types of research studies (types of research methods).

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

CodeDisplayDefinition
RCT randomized trialrandomized controlled trial.
CCT controlled trial (non-randomized)controlled (but not randomized) trial.
cohort comparative cohort studyobservational study comparing cohorts.
case-control case-control studycase-control study.
series uncontrolled cohort or case seriesuncontrolled cohort or case series.
case-report case reporta single case report.
mixed mixed methodsa combination of 1 or more types of studies.

 

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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