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Orders and Observations Work Group Maturity Level: 0Informative Use Context: Any

This is a code system defined by the FHIR project.


Defining URL:
Title:Feeding Device Codes

Materials used or needed to feed the patient. These values are provided as a suggestive example.

Committee:Orders and Observations Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.962 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

This code system defines the following codes:

standard-nipple Standard nippleStandard nipple definition:
preemie-nipple Preemie nipplePreemie nipple definition:
ortho-nipple Orthodontic nippleOrthodontic nipple definition:
sloflo-nipple Slow flow nippleSlow flow nipple definition:
midflo-nipple Middle flow nippleMiddle flow nipple definition:
bigcut-nipple Enlarged, cross-cut nippleEnlarged, cross-cut nipple definition:
haberman-bottle Haberman bottleHaberman bottle definition:
sippy-valve Sippy cup with valveSippy cup with valve definition:
sippy-no-valve Sippy cup without valveSippy cup without valve definition:
provale-cup Provale CupProvale Cup definition:
glass-lid Glass with lid/sippy cupGlass with lid/sippy cup definition:
handhold-cup Double handhold on glass/cupDouble handhold on glass/cup definition:
rubber-mat Rubber matting under trayRubber matting under tray definition:
straw StrawStraw definition:
nose-cup Nose cupNose cup definition:
scoop-plate Scoop plateScoop plate definition:
utensil-holder Hand wrap utensil holderHand wrap utensil holder definition:
foam-handle Foam handle utensilsFoam handle utensils definition:
angled-utensil Angled utensilsAngled utensils definition:
spout-cup Spout cupSpout cup definition:
autofeeding-device Automated feeding devicesAutomated feeding devices definition:
rocker-knife Rocker knifeRocker knife definition:


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