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CodeSystem: pharmacyOrderTypes

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0480 Version: 2.0.0
Active as of 2019-12-01 Responsible: Health Level Seven International Computable Name: PharmacyOrderTypes
Other Identifiers: urn:ietf:rfc:3986#Uniform Resource Identifier (URI)#urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.18.306

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HL7-defined code system of concepts specifying the general category of pharmacy order which may be used to determine the processing path the order will take. Used in HL7 Version 2.x messaging in the RXO, RXE, RXD, RXG and RXA segments.

Underlying Master Code System for V2 table 0480 (Pharmacy Order Types)

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


This code system defines the following properties for its concepts

statushttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#statuscodeStatus of the concept
deprecatedhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-table-deprecatedcodeVersion of HL7 in which the code was deprecated
v2-concCommenthttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-concCommentstringV2 Concept Comment
v2-concCommentAsPubhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-concCommentAsPubstringV2 Concept Comment As Published


This case-sensitive code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0480 defines the following codes in a Is-A heirarchy:

CodeDisplayDefinitionV2 Concept CommentV2 Concept Comment As Published
M MedicationMedicationDefault value. Includes, but is not limited to, tables, capsules, powders, puffs, and other non-injected/non-infused products.Default value. Includes, but is not limited to, tables, capsules, powders, puffs, and other non-injected/non-infused products.
S IV Large Volume SolutionsIV Large Volume SolutionsIncludes, but is not limited to, TPNs, admixtures, solutions and drips.Includes, but is not limited to, TPNs, admixtures, solutions and drips.
O Other solution as medication ordersOther solution as medication ordersIncludes, but is not limited to, piggybacks and syringesIncludes, but is not limited to, piggybacks and syringes


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