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4.3.16.170 Code System http://hl7.org/fhir/language-preference-type

Patient Administration Work Group Maturity Level: 0Informative Use Context: Not Intended for Production use

This is a code system defined by the FHIR project.

Summary

Defining URL:http://hl7.org/fhir/language-preference-type
Version:4.6.0
Name:LanguagePreferenceType
Title:
Definition:

This code system defines a defines the set of codes for describing the type or mode of the patient's preferred language.

Committee:Patient Administration Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1023 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

  • ValueSet: LanguagePreferenceType (This value set defines the set of codes for describing the type or mode of the patient's preferred language.)

This code system http://hl7.org/fhir/language-preference-type defines the following codes:

CodeDisplayDefinition
verbal verbalThe patient prefers to verbally communicate with the associated language.
written writtenThe patient prefers to communicate in writing with the associated language.

 

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