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FHIR Infrastructure Work Group   Maturity Level : 0 Informative Use Context : Any

This is a value set defined at .


Defining URL:
Version: 4.0.1 4.4.0
Name: QuestionnaireTextCategories
Title: Questionnaire Text Categories

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

Committee: FHIR Infrastructure Work Group
OID: 2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.3.935 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source Resource XML / JSON

This value set is used in the following places:

This value set includes codes from the following code systems:


This expansion generated 01 Nov 2019 23 May 2020

This value set contains 3 concepts

Expansion based on version 4.0.1 Questionnaire Text Categories v4.4.0 (CodeSystem)

All codes from system
Code Display Definition
instructions Instructions The text provides guidance on how to populate or use a portion of the questionnaire (or the questionnaire as a whole).
security Security The text provides guidance on how the information should be or will be handled from a security/confidentiality/access control perspective when completed
help Help The 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 value sets defined as part of FHIR.

Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

Lvl A few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. For value sets, levels are mostly used to organize codes for user convenience, but may follow code system hierarchy - see Code System for further information
Source The source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
Code The code (used as the code in the resource instance). If the code is in italics, this indicates that the code is not selectable ('Abstract')
Display The 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
Definition An explanation of the meaning of the concept
Comments Additional notes about how to use the code