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v2.NameUse (

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DRAFT. Published on Dec 8, 2021 8:01:54 AM by HL7 (FHIR Project) (,

Source Concept DetailsRelationshipDestination Concept DetailsComment
Code from NameUseCode from nameType2
usualUsualis equivalent toDCustomary Name
officialOfficialis equivalent toLOfficial Registry Name
tempTempis equivalent toTEMPTemporary Name
nicknameNicknameis equivalent toNNickname
anonymousAnonymousis equivalent toSPseudonym
oldOldis broader thanNOUSENo Longer To Be UsedNo Use Addresses are considered to be old records
is broader thanBADBad Namebad addresses are old records
maidenName changed for Marriageis equivalent toMMaiden Name



Usage note: every effort has been made to ensure that the examples are correct and useful, but they are not a normative part of the specification.