Release 4 Code System

Vocabulary Work Group Maturity Level: 0Informative Use Context: Any

This is a code system defined at .


Defining URL:
Title:Questionnaire Text Categories

Codes defining the purpose of a Questionnaire item of type 'text'.

OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.4.936 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

Codes defining the purpose of a Questionnaire item of type 'text'.

This code system defines the following codes:

instructions InstructionsThe text provides guidance on how to populate or use a portion of the questionnaire (or the questionnaire as a whole).
security SecurityThe text provides guidance on how the information should be or will be handled from a security/confidentiality/access control perspective when completed
help HelpThe text provides additional guidance on populating the containing item. Help text isn't necessarily expected to be rendered as part of the form, but may instead be made available through fly-over, pop-up button, link to a "help" page, etc.


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