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4.4.1.146 4.4.1.158 Value Set http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/ucum-vitals-common

Orders and Observations Work Group   Maturity Level : 0 Informative Use Context : Any

This is a value set defined by the FHIR project.

Summary

Defining URL: http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/ucum-vitals-common
Version: 4.0.1 4.5.0
Name: VitalSignsUnits
Title: Vital Signs Units
Definition:

Common UCUM units for recording Vital Signs

Committee: Orders and Observations Work Group
OID: 2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.3.955 (for OID based terminology systems)
Copyright:

UCUM is Copyright © 1999-2013 Regenstrief Institute, Inc. and The UCUM Organization, Indianapolis, IN. All rights reserved. See http://unitsofmeasure.org/trac//wiki/TermsOfUse for details

Source Resource XML / JSON

This value set is not currently used


This value set includes codes from the following code systems:
  • Include these codes as defined in http://unitsofmeasure.org
    Code Display
    % percent
    cm centimeter
    [in_i] inch (international)
    kg kilogram
    g gram
    [lb_av] pound (US and British)
    Cel degree Celsius
    [degF] degree Fahrenheit
    mm[Hg] millimeter of mercury
    /min per minute
    kg/m2 kilogram / (meter ^ 2)
    m2 square meter

 

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