HL7 Terminology (THO)
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HL7 Terminology (THO), published by HL7 International - Vocabulary Work Group. This is not an authorized publication; it is the continuous build for version 3.1.5). This version is based on the current content of https://github.com/HL7/UTG/ and changes regularly. See the Directory of published versions

ValueSet: hl7VS-nameType

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0200 Version: 2.0.0
Active as of 2019-12-01 Responsible: HL7, Inc Computable Name: Hl7VSNameType
Other Identifiers: : urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.21.117

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Concepts for types of names for persons.


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 24 concepts

Expansion based on nameType2 v2.2.0 (CodeSystem)

All codes in this table are from the system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0200

  BBirth nameBirth name
  BADBad NameBad Name
  CAdopted NameAdopted Name
  DCustomary NameCustomary Name
  FFathers NameFathers Name
  ILicensing NameLicensing Name
  KBusiness nameBusiness name
  LOfficial Registry NameOfficial Registry Name
  MMaiden NameMaiden Name
  NAVTemporarily UnavailableTemporarily Unavailable
  NBNewborn NameNewborn Name
  NOUSENo Longer To Be UsedNo Longer To Be Used
  PName of Partner/SpouseName of Partner/Spouse
  RRegistered NameRegistered Name
  TEMPTemporary NameTemporary Name
  ...No suggested values definedNo suggested values defined

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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