Common Data Models Harmonization
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ValueSet: PCORNet Death Cause Type


Defining URL:
Title:PCORNet Death Cause Type
Status:Active as of 9/6/21

The PCORNet Death Cause Type Codes contains the codes to be used by PCORNet data marts.

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 Death Cause Types v1.0.0 (CodeSystem)

All codes in this table are from the system

CContributoryDeath Cause Type is Contributory
IImmediate/PrimaryDeath Cause Type is Immediate/Primary.
UUnderlyingDeath Cause Type is Underlying.
NINo InformationDeath Cause Type is not known.
UNUnknownDeath Cause Type is Unknown.
OTOtherDeath Cause Type 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