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4.3.16.175 Code System http://hl7.org/fhir/sex-for-clinical-use

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/sex-for-clinical-use
Version:4.6.0
Name:SexForClinicalUse
Title:
Definition:

This code System defines a set of codes that can be used to indicate a patient's sex for clinical use.

Committee:Patient Administration Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.983 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

  • ValueSet: SexForClinicalUse (This value set defines a set of codes that can be used to indicate a patient's sex for clinical use.)

Properties

CodeURLTypeDescription
usage-notehttp://hl7.org/fhir/sex-for-clinical-use/property/usage-notestringUsage notes for the concept.

This code system http://hl7.org/fhir/sex-for-clinical-use defines the following codes:

CodeDisplayDefinition
female Female sex for clinical useAvailable data indicates that diagnostics, analytics, and treatments should consider best practices associated with female reference populations.
male Male sex for clinical useAvailable data indicates that diagnostics, analytics, and treatments should consider best practices associated with male reference populations.
specified Specified sex for clinical useAvailable data indicates that diagnostics, analytics, and treatment best practices may be undefined or not aligned with sex-derived reference populations. Additional information (usually, but not always, in the form of comments and/or observations) is available, but does not align with male sex for clinical use or female sex for clinical use.
unknown UnknownNo information can be provided.

 

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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