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Orders and Observations Work Group   Maturity Level : 0 1 Trial Use Use Context : Any

This is a code system defined by the FHIR project.


Defining URL:
Version: 4.0.1 4.6.0
Name: DeviceNameType
Title: DeviceNameType

The type of name the device is referred by.

Committee: Orders and Observations Work Group
OID: 2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.4.1084 2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1084 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source Resource XML / JSON

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

  • ValueSet: DeviceNameType (The type of name the device is referred by.)
  • ValueSet: DeviceNameType (The type of name the device is referred by.) DeviceNameType
The type of name the device is referred by.

This code system defines the following codes:

Code Display Definition
udi-label-name UDI Label name UDI Label name.
user-friendly-name User Friendly name User Friendly name. The 'user friendly name' typically is the name of the device on the package it came in or some combination of that name with the model number, serial number, or other attribute that makes the name easy to understand for the user of that device. It is often exposed in communicating devices transport protocols. It is provided to help users identify the device when reported in discovery operations.
patient-reported-name Patient Reported name Patient Reported name. A name as provided by a patient of the device, for example "knee implant", when documenting, e.g., self-reported device.
manufacturer-name Manufacturer name Manufacturer name. The formal name as provided by the manufacturer of the device.
model-name Model name Model name. The name of the model. The manufacturer-name or user-friendly-name may include that as a component.
other other other.


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