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Vocabulary Work GroupMaturity Level: N/AStandards Status: Informative

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v3.NameUse (

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DRAFT. Published on Dec 3, 2021 8:34:19 PM by HL7 (FHIR Project) (,

Source CodeRelationshipDestination Code
usualis equivalent toC (customary)
officialis equivalent toOR (official registry name)
tempis equivalent toT (temporary)
nicknameis equivalent toP (Other/Pseudonym/Alias)
anonymousis equivalent toANON (Anonymous)
oldis equivalent toOLD (no longer in use)
maiden (Name changed for Marriage)is equivalent toM (maiden 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.