HL7 Terminology
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ValueSet: ResearchSubjectState


Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/research-subject-state
Status:Draft as of 2020-02-24T12:41:39+11:00 (Standards Status: Draft)

Indicates the progression of a study subject through a study.

Publisher:HL7 (FHIR Project)
Committee:Biomedical Research and Regulation
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.3.0 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle


This value set is not used here; it may be used elsewhere (e.g. specifications and/or implementations that use this content)

Logical Definition (CLD)



This value set contains 13 concepts

Expansion based on ResearchSubjectState v0.1.0 (CodeSystem)

All codes from system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/research-subject-state

candidateCandidateAn identified person that can be considered for inclusion in a study.
eligibleEligibleA person that has met the eligibility criteria for inclusion in a study.
follow-upFollow-upA person is no longer receiving study intervention and/or being evaluated with tests and procedures according to the protocol, but they are being monitored on a protocol-prescribed schedule.
ineligibleIneligibleA person who did not meet one or more criteria required for participation in a study is considered to have failed screening or is ineligible for the study.
not-registeredNot RegisteredA person for whom registration was not completed.
off-studyOff-studyA person that has ended their participation on a study either because their treatment/observation is complete or through not responding, withdrawal, non-compliance and/or adverse event.
on-studyOn-studyA person that is enrolled or registered on a study.
on-study-interventionOn-study-interventionThe person is receiving the treatment or participating in an activity (e.g. yoga, diet, etc.) that the study is evaluating.
on-study-observationOn-study-observationThe subject is being evaluated via tests and assessments according to the study calendar, but is not receiving any intervention. Note that this state is study-dependent and might not exist in all studies. A synonym for this is "short-term follow-up".
pending-on-studyPending on-studyA person is pre-registered for a study.
potential-candidatePotential CandidateA person that is potentially eligible for participation in the study.
screeningScreeningA person who is being evaluated for eligibility for a study.
withdrawnWithdrawnThe person has withdrawn their participation in the study before registration.

Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

Level A few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. In this scheme, some codes are under other codes, and imply that the code they are under also applies
Source The source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
Code The code (used as the code in the resource instance)
Display The 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
Definition An explanation of the meaning of the concept
Comments Additional notes about how to use the code


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