Current Build HL7 v3 Value Set SeverityObservation

Vocabulary Work Group Maturity Level: N/AExternal Use Context: Any

This value set ( is defined as part of HL7 v3.


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Potential values for observations of severity.

OID:2.16.840.1.113883.1.11.16643 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This value set is used in the following places:

This value set includes codes from the following code systems:


This expansion generated 07 Aug 2018

This value set contains 3 concepts

Expansion based on version 2018-04-01

All codes from system

HHighIndicates the condition may be life-threatening or has the potential to cause permanent injury.
LLowIndicates the condition may result in some adverse consequences but is unlikely to substantially affect the situation of the subject.
MModerateIndicates the condition may result in noticable adverse adverse consequences but is unlikely to be life-threatening or cause permanent injury.