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ValueSet: PCORNet BP Position


Defining URL:
Title:PCORNet BP Position
Status:Active as of 9/6/21

The PCORNet BP Position Codes contains the codes to be used by PCORNet data marts to indicate the position of the body during BP measurement.

Publisher:HL7 International - Biomedical Research and Regulation Work Group

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Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle


Logical Definition (CLD)



This value set contains 6 concepts

Expansion based on PCORNet Body Position Codes v1.0.0 (CodeSystem)

All codes in this table are from the system

01SittingVital Sign was measured in a sitting position.
02StandingVital Sign was measured in a standing position.
03SupineVital Sign was measured in a supine position.
NINo InformationThere is no information about the position during Vital Sign measurement.
UNUnknownBody position is unknown during measurement.
OTOtherBody Position is Other.

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