HL7 Terminology (THO)
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HL7 Terminology (THO), published by HL7 International - Vocabulary Work Group. This guide is not an authorized publication; it is the continuous build for version 5.4.0 built by the FHIR (HL7® FHIR® Standard) CI Build. This version is based on the current content of https://github.com/HL7/UTG/ and changes regularly. See the Directory of published versions

CodeSystem: Country

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-Country Version: 2.0.1
Retired as of 2019-03-20 Responsible: HL7 Computable Name: Country
Other Identifiers: urn:ietf:rfc:3986#Uniform Resource Identifier (URI)#urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.5.28

The territory of a sovereign nation.

Note that this has been deprecated in favor of using the ISO 3166 Country codes - 1.0.3166.1 iso3166-1

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

  • This CodeSystem is not used here; it may be used elsewhere (e.g. specifications and/or implementations that use this content)

Properties

This code system defines the following properties for its concepts

CodeURITypeDescription
SpecializesCodingThe child code is a more narrow version of the concept represented by the parent code. I.e. Every child concept is also a valid parent concept. Used to allow determination of subsumption. Must be transitive, irreflexive, antisymmetric.
GeneralizesCodingInverse of Specializes. Only included as a derived relationship.
internalIdhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v3-internal-idcodeThe internal identifier for the concept in the HL7 Access database repository.

Concepts

This case-sensitive code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-Country defines the following codes in a Is-A heirarchy:

Code

History

DateActionAuthorCustodianComment
2022-07-22reviseJessica BotaTSMGAdd default value of TRUE for code systems missing caseSensitive element unless otherwise specified; UP-322
2020-09-10deprecateTed KleinVocabulary WGdeprecationEffectiveVersion=584-20081027 This Code System was deprecated (retired) as of the Vocabulary Model version shown.