This page is part of the FHIR Specification (v1.0.2: DSTU 2). The current version which supercedes this version is 4.3.0. For a full list of available versions, see the Directory of published versions Value Set http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/condition-category

This is a value set defined by the FHIR project.


Defining URL:http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/condition-category
Name:Condition Category Codes
Definition:Preferred value set for Condition Categories.
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.2.73 (for OID based terminology systems)
System URL:http://hl7.org/fhir/condition-category
System OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.73
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This value set is used in the following places: Content Logical Definition

This value set has an inline code system http://hl7.org/fhir/condition-category, which defines the following codes:

complaint ComplaintThe patient considers the condition an issue to be addressed.
symptom SymptomA symptom of a condition (as might be mentioned in a review of systems).
finding FindingAn observation made by a healthcare provider.
diagnosis DiagnosisThis is a judgment made by a healthcare provider that the patient has a particular disease or condition.


See the full registry of value sets 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. In this scheme, some codes are under other codes, and imply that the code they are under also applies
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)
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