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Clinical Decision Support Work Group Maturity Level: 0Trial Use Use Context: Not yet ready for Production use

This is a value set defined by the FHIR project.


Defining URL:

Used to express the reason and specific aspect for the variant title, such as language and specific language.

Committee:Clinical Decision Support Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.3.1492 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

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This expansion generated 29 May 2022

This value set contains 13 concepts

Expansion based on TitleType v4.6.0 (CodeSystem)

All codes in this table are from the system

primaryPrimary titleMain title for common use. The primary title used for representation if multiple titles exist.
officialOfficial titleThe official or authoritative title.
scientificScientific titleTitle using scientific terminology.
plain-languagePlain language titleTitle using language common to lay public discourse.
subtitleSubtitleSubtitle or secondary title.
short-titleShort titleBrief title (e.g. 'running title' or title used in page headers)
acronymAcronymAbbreviation used as title
earlier-titleDifferent text in an earlier versionAlternative form of title in an earlier version such as epub ahead of print.
languageDifferent languageAdditional form of title in a different language.
autotranslatedDifferent language derived from autotranslationMachine translated form of title in a different language, language element codes the language into which it was translated by machine.
human-useHuman useHuman-friendly title
machine-useMachine useMachine-friendly title
duplicate-uidDifferent text for the same object with a different identifierAn alternative form of the title in two or more entries, e.g. in multiple medline entries


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SourceThe source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
CodeThe code (used as the code in the resource instance). If the code is in italics, this indicates that the code is not selectable ('Abstract')
DisplayThe 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
DefinitionAn explanation of the meaning of the concept
CommentsAdditional notes about how to use the code