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ValueSet: US Core Sex for Clinical Use Codes

Official URL: http://hl7.org/fhir/us/core/ValueSet/us-core-sex-for-clinical-use Version: 6.0.0-preview
Draft as of 2022-11-22 Computable Name: USCoreSexForClinicalUseCodes

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Codes that represent the sex characterization appropriate for the associated clinical context.

References

This page is new content for US Core Version 6.0.0

The USCDI applicable vocabulary standard for Sex is SMOMED CT. The table below provides implementers with a concept mapping between the US Core Sex for Clinical Use concepts and the corresponding SNOMED CT concepts. These SNOMED CT are supplied as additional codes in the extension. The Patient Example illustrates how to do this.

US Core Sex for Clinical Use US Core Sex for Clinical Use Display SNOMED CT SNOMED CT Preferred Name
female Female sex for clinical use 248152002 Female (finding)
male Male sex for clinical use 248153007 Male (finding)
specified Specified sex for clinical use 443859009 Possible clinical finding (situation)
unknown Unknown 184115007 Patient sex unknown (finding)

Logical Definition (CLD)

 

Expansion

This value set contains 4 concepts

Expansion based on US Core Sex for Clinical Use v6.0.0-preview (CodeSystem)

CodeSystemDisplayDefinition
  femalehttp://hl7.org/fhir/us/core/CodeSystem/us-core-sex-for-clinical-useFemale sex for clinical use

Available data indicates that diagnostics, analytics, and treatments should consider best practices associated with female reference populations.

  malehttp://hl7.org/fhir/us/core/CodeSystem/us-core-sex-for-clinical-useMale sex for clinical use

Available data indicates that diagnostics, analytics, and treatments should consider best practices associated with male reference populations.

  specifiedhttp://hl7.org/fhir/us/core/CodeSystem/us-core-sex-for-clinical-useSpecified sex for clinical use

Available 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.

  unknownhttp://hl7.org/fhir/us/core/CodeSystem/us-core-sex-for-clinical-useUnknown

No information can be provided.


Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

Level A few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. In this scheme, some codes are under other codes, and imply that the code they are under also applies
System The source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
Code The code (used as the code in the resource instance)
Display The 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
Definition An explanation of the meaning of the concept
Comments Additional notes about how to use the code