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4.3.14.9 Code System http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/substance-category

Orders and Observations Work Group Maturity Level: 2Trial Use Use Context: Any

This is a code system defined at http://www.hl7.org/Special/committees/orders/index.cfm .

Summary

Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/substance-category
Version:4.0.0
Name:SubstanceCategoryCodes
Title:Substance Category Codes
Definition:

Substance category codes

Committee:Orders and Observations Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1138 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

Substance category codes

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

CodeDisplayDefinition
allergen AllergenA substance that causes an allergic reaction.
biological Biological SubstanceA substance that is produced by or extracted from a biological source.
body Body SubstanceA substance that comes directly from a human or an animal (e.g. blood, urine, feces, tears, etc.).
chemical ChemicalAny organic or inorganic substance of a particular molecular identity, including -- (i) any combination of such substances occurring in whole or in part as a result of a chemical reaction or occurring in nature and (ii) any element or uncombined radical (http://www.epa.gov/opptintr/import-export/pubs/importguide.pdf).
food Dietary SubstanceA food, dietary ingredient, or dietary supplement for human or animal.
drug Drug or MedicamentA substance intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease in man or other animals (Federal Food Drug and Cosmetic Act).
material MaterialA finished product which is not normally ingested, absorbed or injected (e.g. steel, iron, wood, plastic and paper).

 

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