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/sort-direction

Clinical Decision Support icon Work Group Maturity Level: 5Trial Use Use Context: Country: World
Official URL: http://hl7.org/fhir/sort-direction Version: 6.0.0-cibuild
draft as of 2024-05-14 Computable Name: SortDirection
Flags: CaseSensitive, Complete. All codes ValueSet: SortDirection OID: 2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.4.980

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

  • ValueSet: SortDirection (The possible sort directions, ascending or descending.)

The possible sort directions, ascending or descending.

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

ascending AscendingSort by the value ascending, so that lower values appear first.btn btn
descending DescendingSort by the value descending, so that lower values appear last.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