This is the Continuous Integration Build of FHIR (will be incorrect/inconsistent at times).
See the Directory of published versions icon CodeSystem http://hl7.org/fhir/focus-characteristic-code

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Official URL: http://hl7.org/fhir/focus-characteristic-code Version: 6.0.0-cibuild
active as of 2020-12-28 Computable Name: FocusCharacteristicCode
Flags: CaseSensitive, Complete. All codes ValueSet: Focus Characteristic Code OID: 2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.4.1960

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

Evidence focus characteristic code.

This case-sensitive code system http://hl7.org/fhir/focus-characteristic-code defines the following codes:

citation CitationUsed to reference a specific article.btn btn
clinical-outcomes-observed Observed outcomes are clinical outcomesUsed to denote a focus on clinical outcomes, ie evidence variable in role of outcome (measured variable) as observed is considered a "clinical outcome" (patient-important outcome such as mortality, symptoms, function or quality of life).btn btn
population PopulationThe population of interest.btn btn
exposure ExposureThe exposure of interest, such as an intervention.btn btn
comparator ComparatorThe comparator (intervention or control state) of interest.btn btn
outcome Outcomethe outcome of interest.btn btn
medication-exposures Medication exposuresAny medication exposures. A subset of exposures or interventions that are medications.btn btn
study-type Study typeType of research study, such as randomized trial or case-control study.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