Common Data Models Harmonization
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ValueSet: PCORNet Death Source


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

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

Publisher:HL7 International - Biomedical Research and Regulation Work Group

Used by permission of HL7, all rights reserved Creative Commons License

Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle


Logical Definition (CLD)



This value set contains 9 concepts

Expansion based on PCORNet Death Sources v1.0.0 (CodeSystem)

All codes in this table are from the system

LOther, locally definedOther, locally defined may be used to indicate presence of deaths reported from EHR systems, such as in-patient hospital deaths or dead on arrival.
NNational Death IndexDeath Source is National Death Index.
DSocial SecurityDeath Source is Social Security.
SState Death filesDeath Source is State Death files.
TTumor dataDeath Source is Tumor data.
DRDerivedDeath Source is Derived.
NINo informationDeath Source has No information.
UNUnknownDeath Source is Unknown.
OTOtherDeath Source 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