HL7 Terminology (THO)
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CodeSystem: locationCharacteristic


Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0324
Status:Active as of 2019-12-01

Code system of concepts specifying an identifier code to show which characteristic is being communicated with the segment. Used in HL7 Version 2.x messaging in the Location Characteristic (LCH) segment.

Publisher:HL7, Inc
Committee:Infrastructure And Messaging

Copyright HL7. Licensed under creative commons public domain

Content:Complete: All the concepts defined by the code system are included in the code system resource
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.18.197 (for OID based terminology systems)
Value Set:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0324 ( 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:


statushttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#statusStatus of the conceptcode
deprecatedhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-table-deprecatedVersion of HL7 in which the code was deprecatedcode

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0324 defines the following codes:

SMK SmokingSmoking
LIC LicensedLicensed
IMP Implant: can be used for radiation implant patientsImplant: can be used for radiation implant patients
SHA Shadow: a temporary holding location that does not physically existShadow: a temporary holding location that does not physically exist
INF Infectious disease: this location can be used for isolationInfectious disease: this location can be used for isolation
PRL Privacy level: indicating the level of private versus non-private roomPrivacy level: indicating the level of private versus non-private room
LCR Level of careLevel of care
OVR OverflowOverflow
STF Bed is staffedBed is staffed
SET Bed is set upBed is set up
GEN Gender of patient(s)Gender of patient(s)
TEA Teaching locationTeaching location


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