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Clinical Decision Support icon Work Group Maturity Level: 1Trial Use Use Context: Any

This is a code system defined by the FHIR project.


Defining URL:http://hl7.org/fhir/detectedissue-severity

Indicates the potential degree of impact of the identified issue on the patient.

Committee:Clinical Decision Support icon Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.4.207 (for OID based terminology systems)
Flags:CaseSensitive, Complete
All codes ValueSet:DetectedIssueSeverity

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

  • ValueSet: DetectedIssueSeverity (Indicates the potential degree of impact of the identified issue on the patient.)

This code system http://hl7.org/fhir/detectedissue-severity defines the following codes:

high HighIndicates the issue may be life-threatening or has the potential to cause permanent injury.btn btn
moderate ModerateIndicates the issue may result in noticeable adverse consequences but is unlikely to be life-threatening or cause permanent injury.btn btn
low LowIndicates the issue may result in some adverse consequences but is unlikely to substantially affect the situation of the subject.btn btn


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