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Measurement Unit

Name:Measurement Unit
Definition:Code indicating the metric or English units used with the clinical information.
Type:Data Element
Representation Format:Not Provided
Example:No example available for this data element
Registration Authority:National Council for Prescription Drug Programs
Source:National Council for Prescription Drug Programs
Minimum Size:2
Maximum Size:2
Permissible Values:
Code / Value Meaning Meaning Definition Text
01 Inches (in) Not Provided
02 Centimeters (cm) Not Provided
03 Pounds (lb) Not Provided
04 Kilograms (kg) Not Provided
05 Celsius (C) Not Provided
06 Fahrenheit (F) Not Provided
07 Meters Squared (m) Not Provided
08 Milligrams per Deciliter (mg/dl) Not Provided
09 Units per Milliliter (U/ml) Not Provided
10 Millimeters of Mercury (mmHg) Not Provided
11 Centimeters Squared (cm2) Not Provided
12 Millimeters per Minute (ml/min) Not Provided
13 Percentage (%) Not Provided
14 Milliequivalent (mEq/ml) Not Provided
15 International Units per Liter (IU/L) Not Provided
16 Micrograms per Milliliter (mcg/ml) Not Provided
17 Nanograms per Milliliter (ng/ml) Not Provided
18 Milligrams per Milliliter (mg/ml) Not Provided
Blank Not Specified Not Provided
Minimum Size:2
Maximum Size:2
Permissible Values:
Code / Value Meaning Meaning Definition Text
01 Inches (in) Not Provided
02 Centimeters (cm) Not Provided
03 Pounds (lb) Not Provided
04 Kilograms (kg) Not Provided
05 Celsius (C) Not Provided
06 Fahrenheit (F) Not Provided
07 Meters Squared (m) Not Provided
08 Milligrams per Deciliter (mg/dl) Not Provided
09 Units per Milliliter (U/ml) Not Provided
10 Millimeters of Mercury (mmHg) Not Provided
11 Centimeters Squared (cm2) Not Provided
12 Millimeters per Minute (ml/min) Not Provided
13 Percentage (%) Not Provided
14 Milliequivalent (mEq/ml) Not Provided
15 International Units per Liter (IU/L) Not Provided
16 Micrograms per Milliliter (mcg/ml) Not Provided
17 Nanograms per Milliliter (ng/ml) Not Provided
18 Milligrams per Milliliter (mg/ml) Not Provided
Blank Not Specified Not Provided
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There are no Conceptual Domains linked to Measurement Unit.

Relationship Organization Item
is referenced in NCPDP NCPDP Data Dictionary   
is referenced in NCPDP NCPDP Data Dictionary v8.1 Oct 2005   
Relationship Organization Item
is utilized by NCPDP Billing   
is utilized by NCPDP Data Dictionary   
is utilized by NCPDP Info Rptg   
is utilized by NCPDP Info Rptg Rebill   
is utilized by NCPDP NCPDP SCRIPT standard   
is utilized by NCPDP P/A Req & Billing   
is utilized by NCPDP P/A Req Only   
is utilized by NHIM Physical wellbeing   
is utilized by NCPDP Rebill   
is utilized by NCPDP REQUEST CLINICAL SEGMENT   
is utilized by NCPDP Telecommunication   
Relationship Organization Item
is further defined by NCPDP Measurement Unit   
utilizes NCPDP Measurement Unit   
Name Context
Measurement Unit NCPDP Data Dictionary
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