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ValueSet: US Core Vital Signs ValueSet

Official URL: Version: 7.0.0-ballot
Standards status: Trial-use Maturity Level: 3 Computable Name: UsCoreVitalSigns

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The vital sign codes from the base FHIR and US Core Vital Signs.


Logical Definition (CLD)

This value set includes codes based on the following rules:

  • Include these codes as defined in
    59576-9Body mass index (BMI) [Percentile] Per age and sex
    8289-1Head Occipital-frontal circumference Percentile
    77606-2Weight-for-length Per age and sex
    59408-5Oxygen saturation in Arterial blood by Pulse oximetry
    3150-0Inhaled oxygen concentration
    3151-8Inhaled oxygen flow rate
    96607-7Blood pressure panel mean systolic and mean diastolic
    96608-5Systolic blood pressure mean
    96609-3Diastolic blood pressure mean
  • Import all the codes that are contained in Vital Signs



Expansion based on:

This value set contains 22 concepts

  59576-9http://loinc.orgBody mass index (BMI) [Percentile] Per age and sex
  8289-1http://loinc.orgHead Occipital-frontal circumference Percentile
  77606-2http://loinc.orgWeight-for-length Per age and sex
  59408-5http://loinc.orgOxygen saturation in Arterial blood by Pulse oximetry
  3150-0http://loinc.orgInhaled oxygen concentration
  3151-8http://loinc.orgInhaled oxygen flow rate
  96607-7http://loinc.orgBlood pressure panel mean systolic and mean diastolic
  96608-5http://loinc.orgSystolic blood pressure mean
  96609-3http://loinc.orgDiastolic blood pressure mean
  85353-1http://loinc.orgVital signs, weight, height, head circumference, oxygen saturation and BMI panel
  9279-1http://loinc.orgRespiratory rate
  8867-4http://loinc.orgHeart rate
  2708-6http://loinc.orgOxygen saturation in Arterial blood
  8310-5http://loinc.orgBody temperature
  8302-2http://loinc.orgBody height
  9843-4http://loinc.orgHead Occipital-frontal circumference
  29463-7http://loinc.orgBody weight
  39156-5http://loinc.orgBody mass index (BMI) [Ratio]
  85354-9http://loinc.orgBlood pressure panel with all children optional
  8480-6http://loinc.orgSystolic blood pressure
  8462-4http://loinc.orgDiastolic blood pressure
  8478-0http://loinc.orgMean blood pressure

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