Release 5 Preview #2 Code System

Clinical Decision Support Work Group Maturity Level: 0Trial Use Use Context: Any

This is a code system defined by the FHIR project.


Defining URL:

To describe the reason for the variant citation, such as version number or subpart specification.

Committee:Clinical Decision Support Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1485 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

  • ValueSet: CitationVariantType (To describe the reason for the variant citation, such as version number or subpart specification.)

This code system defines the following codes:

version versionDenotes a specific version of an article or artifact.
subpart subpartDenotes a specific portion of an article, such as page, section, paragraph, line, table or figure.
supplement Supplement or AppendixUsed to denote a supplementary file, appendix, or additional part that is not a subpart of the primary article.
supplement-subpart Supplement or Appendix SubpartUsed to denote a subpart within a supplementary file or appendix.
base-for-article-set Base citation for an article setUsed to define the base citation or an article set with individual articles as variant citations.
article-set Part of an article setUsed to distinguish an individual article within an article set where the article set is a base citation.


See the full registry of code systems defined as part of FHIR.

Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

LevelA few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. See Code System for further information.
SourceThe source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
CodeThe code (used as the code in the resource instance). If the code is in italics, this indicates that the code is not selectable ('Abstract')
DisplayThe 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
DefinitionAn explanation of the meaning of the concept
CommentsAdditional notes about how to use the code