Release 4 Code System

FHIR Infrastructure Work Group Maturity Level: 1Draft Use Context: Any

This is a code system defined by the FHIR project.


Defining URL:
Title:Example Use Codes for List

Example use codes for the List resource - typical kinds of use.

Committee:FHIR Infrastructure Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.4.1105 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

Example use codes for the List resource - typical kinds of use.

This code system defines the following codes:

alerts AlertsA list of alerts for the patient.
adverserxns Adverse ReactionsA list of part adverse reactions.
allergies AllergiesA list of Allergies for the patient.
medications Medication ListA list of medication statements for the patient.
problems Problem ListA list of problems that the patient is known of have (or have had in the past).
worklist WorklistA list of items that constitute a set of work to be performed (typically this code would be specialized for more specific uses, such as a ward round list).
waiting Waiting ListA list of items waiting for an event (perhaps a surgical patient waiting list).
protocols ProtocolsA set of protocols to be followed.
plans Care PlansA set of care plans that apply in a particular context of care.


See the full registry of code systems defined as part of FHIR.

Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

LevelA few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. See Code System for further information.
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