Release 5 Preview #2 HL7 v3 Code System ActSite

Vocabulary Work Group Maturity Level: N/AExternal Use Context: Any

This code system ( is defined as part of HL7 v3.


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Title:v3 Code System ActSite

An anatomical location on an organism which can be the focus of an act.

OID:2.16.840.1.113883.5.1052 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

  • ValueSet: v3 Code System ActSite ( An anatomical location on an organism which can be the focus of an act.)
  • ValueSet: Codes for Immunization Site of Administration (The value set to instantiate this attribute should be drawn from a terminologically robust code system that consists of or contains concepts to support describing the body site where the vaccination occurred. This value set is provided as a suggestive example.)

Release Date: 2019-07-31

1(_HumanActSite) Abstract  An anatomical location on a human which can be the focus of an act.
2  (_HumanSubstanceAdministrationSite) Abstract  The set of body locations to or through which a drug product may be administered.
3    BE bilateral ears
3    BN bilateral nares
3    BU buttock
3    LA left arm
3    LAC left anterior chest
3    LACF left antecubital fossa
3    LD left deltoid
3    LE left ear
3    LEJ left external jugular
3    LF left foot
3    LG left gluteus medius
3    LH left hand
3    LIJ left internal jugular
3    LLAQ left lower abd quadrant
3    LLFA left lower forearm
3    LMFA left mid forearm
3    LN left naris
3    LPC left posterior chest
3    LSC left subclavian
3    LT left thigh
3    LUA left upper arm
3    LUAQ left upper abd quadrant
3    LUFA left upper forearm
3    LVG left ventragluteal
3    LVL left vastus lateralis
3    OD right eye
3    OS left eye
3    OU bilateral eyes
3    PA perianal
3    PERIN perineal
3    RA right arm
3    RAC right anterior chest
3    RACF right antecubital fossa
3    RD right deltoid
3    RE right ear
3    REJ right external jugular
3    RF right foot
3    RG right gluteus medius
3    RH right hand
3    RIJ right internal jugular
3    RLAQ right lower abd quadrant
3    RLFA right lower forearm
3    RMFA right mid forearm
3    RN right naris
3    RPC right posterior chest
3    RSC right subclavian
3    RT right thigh
3    RUA right upper arm
3    RUAQ right upper abd quadrant
3    RUFA right upper forearm
3    RVG right ventragluteal
3    RVL right vastus lateralis