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Patient Care Work Group   Maturity Level : 1 Draft Use Context : Any

This is a code system defined by the FHIR project.


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

Codes describing the reason why a family member's history is not available.

Committee: Patient Care Work Group
OID: 2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.4.1094 2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1094 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source Resource XML / JSON

This Code system is used in the following value sets: FamilyHistoryAbsentReason
Codes describing the reason why a family member's history is not available.

This code system defines the following codes:

Code Display Definition
subject-unknown Subject Unknown Patient does not know the subject, e.g. the biological parent of an adopted patient.
withheld Information Withheld The patient withheld or refused to share the information.
unable-to-obtain Unable To Obtain Information cannot be obtained; e.g. unconscious patient.
deferred Deferred Patient does not have the information now, but can provide the information at a later date.


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