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4.3.14.124 4.3.16.47 Code System http://hl7.org/fhir/request-priority

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This is a code system defined by the FHIR project.

Summary

Defining URL: http://hl7.org/fhir/request-priority
Version: 4.0.1 4.5.0
Name: RequestPriority
Title: RequestPriority
Definition:

Identifies the level of importance to be assigned to actioning the request.

Committee: ??
OID: 2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.4.116 2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.116 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source Resource XML / JSON

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

  • ValueSet: Request priority (The clinical priority of a diagnostic order.)
  • ValueSet: Request priority (The clinical priority of a diagnostic order.)
4.3.14.124.2 RequestPriority

Identifies the level of importance to be assigned to actioning the request. This code system http://hl7.org/fhir/request-priority defines the following codes:

Code Display Definition
routine Routine The request has normal priority.
urgent Urgent The request should be actioned promptly - higher priority than routine.
asap ASAP The request should be actioned as soon as possible - higher priority than urgent.
stat STAT The request should be actioned immediately - highest possible priority. E.g. an emergency.

 

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