|FHIR Infrastructure Work Group||Maturity Level : N||Normative (from v4.0.0)||Use Context : Any|
This is a code system defined by the FHIR project.
The use of a human name.
|Committee:||FHIR Infrastructure Work Group|
|OID:||2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.66 (for OID based terminology systems)|
|Source Resource||XML / JSON|
This Code system is used in the following value sets:
The use of a human name.
This code system http://hl7.org/fhir/name-use defines the following codes:
|1||usual||Usual||Known as/conventional/the one you normally use.|
|1||official||Official||The formal name as registered in an official (government) registry, but which name might not be commonly used. May be called "legal name".|
|1||temp||Temp||A temporary name. Name.period can provide more detailed information. This may also be used for temporary names assigned at birth or in emergency situations.|
|1||nickname||Nickname||A name that is used to address the person in an informal manner, but is not part of their formal or usual name.|
|1||anonymous||Anonymous||Anonymous assigned name, alias, or pseudonym (used to protect a person's identity for privacy reasons).|
|1||old||Old||This name is no longer in use (or was never correct, but retained for records).|
|2||maiden||Name changed for Marriage||A name used prior to changing name because of marriage. This name use is for use by applications that collect and store names that were used prior to a marriage. Marriage naming customs vary greatly around the world, and are constantly changing. This term is not gender specific. The use of this term does not imply any particular history for a person's name.|
See the full registry of code systems defined as part of FHIR.
Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:
|Level||A few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. 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|