HL7 Terminology (THO)
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ValueSet: hl7VS-ambulatoryStatus

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0009 Version: 2.0.0
Active as of 2019-12-01 Responsible: HL7, Inc Computable Name: Hl7VSAmbulatoryStatus
Other Identifiers: : urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.21.12

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Value Set of codes that specify permanent or transient handicapped conditions of a person.


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

Logical Definition (CLD)



This value set contains 16 concepts

Expansion based on ambulatoryStatus v2.1.0 (CodeSystem)

All codes in this table are from the system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0009

  A0No functional limitationsNo functional limitations
  A1Ambulates with assistive deviceAmbulates with assistive device
  A2Wheelchair/stretcher boundWheelchair/stretcher bound
  A3Comatose; non-responsiveComatose; non-responsive
  A5Vision impairedVision impaired
  A6Hearing impairedHearing impaired
  A7Speech impairedSpeech impaired
  A8Non-English speakingNon-English speaking
  A9Functional level unknownFunctional level unknown
  B1Oxygen therapyOxygen therapy
  B2Special equipment (tubes, IVs, catheters)Special equipment (tubes, IVs, catheters)

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


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