Swissnoso Implementation Guide (R4)
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ValueSet: Swissnoso Specialty

Official URL: Version: 1.0.0
Active as of 2022-06-14 Computable Name: SwissnosoSpecialty

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This value set includes the ECDC ‘Patient/consultant specialty’ codes for representing the specialty.


Logical Definition (CLD)



This value set contains 57 concepts

Expansion based on ECDC Patient-Consultant Specialty v1.0.0 (CodeSystem)

All codes in this table are from the system

  SURGENGeneral surgery
  SURDIGDigestive tract surgery
  SURORTROrthopaedics and surgical traumatology
  SURCVCardio surgery and vascular surgery
  SURCARDCardio surgery
  SURVASCVascular surgery
  SURTHOThoracic surgery
  SURPEDPaediatric general surgery
  SURTRANSTransplant surgery
  SURONCOSurgery for cancer
  SURMAXFACMaxillo-facial surgery
  SURBURNBurns care
  SURPLASPlastic and reconstructive surgery
  SUROTHOther surgery
  MEDGENGeneral medicine
  MEDBMTBone marrow transplantation (BMT)
  MEDIDInfectious diseases
  MEDTRMedical traumatology
  MEDOTHOther medical
  PEDGENPaediatrics general, not specialised
  ICUPEDPaediatric ICU
  PEDNEONeonatology (excl. healthy neonates)
  PEDBABHealthy neonates (paediatrics)
  ICUNEONeonatal ICU
  ICUSURSurgical ICU
  ICUMIXMixed (polyvalent) ICU, general intensive or critical care
  ICUSPECSpecialised ICU
  GOOBSObstetrics /maternity
  GOBABHealthy neonates (maternity)
  GERGeriatrics, care for the elderly
  LTCLong-term care
  OTHOther not listed
  MIXCombination of specialties

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
System 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