Physical Activity Implementation Guide
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Physical Activity Implementation Guide, published by HL7 International / Patient Care. This guide is not an authorized publication; it is the continuous build for version 1.0.1 built by the FHIR (HL7® FHIR® Standard) CI Build. This version is based on the current content of and changes regularly. See the Directory of published versions

CodeSystem: Temporary Codes

Official URL: Version: 1.0.1
Standards status: Trial-use Maturity Level: 2 Computable Name: PATemporaryCodes

Codes that will eventually be proposed for LOINC or other code systems, but which do not yet exist in ‘official’ code systems

This Code system is referenced in the content logical definition of the following value sets:


This code system defines the following properties for its concepts



This case-sensitive code system defines the following codes in a Is-A heirarchy:

LvlCodeDisplayDefinitionNot Selectable
1PhysicalActivity Physical ActivityA category assigned to resources pertaining to evaluating, improving or sustaining a patient's level of physical activity.
1PAPanel Physical Activity PanelA panel observation intended to group measures related to a specific occurrence of physical activity.
1DeviceActivePercentage Device Active PercentageIndicates the percentage of the overall time associated with an aggregate or average measure that the device capturing the raw data used to calculate the sum or average was enabled and available to take measurements. For example, if a pedometer capturing steps was only worn for 2 hours when calculating a daily step count, the percentage would be 2/24 - or 8%.
1PAConsultNote Physical activity Consult noteA consult note that describes assessments and interventions related to a patient's level of physical activity.
1Experience Experience of ActivityIndicates how the performer felt during the activity
1_experienceCode Experience codesCodes used to evaluate a performer's experiencetrue
2  -5 Very Bad
2  -4
2  -3 Bad
2  -2
2  -1 Fairly Bad
2  0 Neutral
2  1 Fairly Good
2  2
2  3 Good
2  4
2  5 Very Good