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CodeSystem: Special arrangements


Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/encounter-special-arrangements
Title:Special arrangements
Status:Draft as of 1/26/22, 11:29 PM

This value set defines a set of codes that can be used to indicate the kinds of special arrangements in place for a patients visit.

Publisher:FHIR Project team
Committee:Patient Administration
Content:Complete: All the concepts defined by the code system are included in the code system resource
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1090 (for OID based terminology systems)
Value Set:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/encounter-special-arrangements ( is the value set for all codes in this code system)
Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle

This Code system is referenced in the content logical definition of the following value sets:

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/encounter-special-arrangements defines the following codes:

wheel WheelchairThe patient requires a wheelchair to be made available for the encounter.
add-bed Additional beddingAn additional bed made available for a person accompanying the patient, for example a parent accompanying a child.
int InterpreterThe patient is not fluent in the local language and requires an interpreter to be available. Refer to the Patient.Language property for the type of interpreter required.
att AttendantA person who accompanies a patient to provide assistive services necessary for the patient's care during the encounter.
dog Guide dogThe patient has a guide dog and the location used for the encounter should be able to support the presence of the service animal.


2020-10-14reviseVocabulary WGGrahame GrieveReset Version after migration to UTG
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