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Name: nl.zorg.VisualAcuity NL.png
Version: 2.1.1
HCIM Status:Final
Release: 2024
Release status: Prepublished
Release date: 15-04-2024

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DCM::ContactInformation.Address *
DCM::ContactInformation.Name *
DCM::ContactInformation.Telecom *
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DCM::CreationDate 15-06-2020
DCM::DescriptionLanguage nl
DCM::EndorsingAuthority.Name *
DCM::Id 2.16.840.1.113883.
DCM::LifecycleStatus Final
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DCM::Name nl.zorg.Visus
DCM::PublicationDate 15-04-2024
DCM::PublicationStatus Prepublished
DCM::RevisionDate 11-09-2023
DCM::Supersedes nl.zorg.Visus-v2.1
DCM::Version 2.1.1
HCIM::PublicationLanguage EN

Revision History

Only available in Dutch

Publicatieversie 1.0 (01-09-2020)

Publicatieversie 2.0 (01-12-2021)

ZIB-1412 zib Visus - code 'Anders, specificeer'
ZIB-1441 zib Visus definitiecode AfstandTotKaart
ZIB-1442 zib Visus AnatomischeLocatie en Lateraliteit
ZIB-1445 zib Visus zelfde DefinitieCode voor verschillende concepten
ZIB-1567 Element naam aanpassen

Publicatieversie 2.1 (10-06-2022)

ZIB-1595 Codesysteem VisusMeetkaart heeft verkeerd OID.

Publicatieversie 2.1.1 (15-10-2023)

ZIB-2020 Definitie van concept VisusWaarde aanpassen


Visual acuity is a measurement of sharpness of vision. It is a measure of the smallest details that someone can still distinguish.


The aim is to determine the patient's visual functioning based ontheir visual acuity.

Evidence Base

Patient Population

Adults and children from the age that they can interpret a picture chart.

Information Model


Type Id Concept Card. Definition DefinitionCode Reference
Block.png NL-CM:12.19.1 Arrowdown.pngVisualAcuity Root concept of the VisualAcuity information model.This root concept contains all data elements of the VisualAcuity information model.
260246004 Visual acuity finding
CD.png NL-CM:12.19.6 Arrowright.pngVisualAcuityMeasurementDevice 0..1 The device used measuring the visual acuity.
400912000 Visual acuity test equipment
List2.png VisualAcuityMeasurementDeviceCodelist
CD.png NL-CM:12.19.2 Arrowright.pngVisualAcuityType 0..1 Type of visual acuity measurement.
16830007 Visual acuity testing
List2.png VisusAcuityTypeCodelist
CD.png NL-CM:12.19.7 Arrowright.pngVisualAcuityMeasurementChart 0..1 The type of chart used for the visual acuity measurement.
421763006 Visual acuity chart
List2.png VisualAcuityMeasurementChartCodelist
PQ.png NL-CM:12.19.8 Arrowright.pngDistanceFromChart 0..1 Distance to the chart in meters.
152731000146106 Distance to visual acuity chart
PQ.png NL-CM:12.19.11 Arrowright.pngVisualAcuity 0..1 The measured visual acuity.
363983007 Visual acuity
TS.png NL-CM:12.19.4 Arrowright.pngVisualAcuityDateTime 0..1 The date and time when the visual acuity was measured.
439771001 Date of event
Verwijzing.png NL-CM:12.19.5 Arrowright.pngAnatomicalLocation 0..1 Indication and the laterality of the eye of which the visual acuity measurement relates to.
Block.png AnatomicalLocation

Columns Concept and DefinitionCode: hover over the values for more information
For explanation of the symbols, please see the legend page List2.png

Example Instances

Only available in Dutch

DatumTijd MetingType Decimale Visus Meting
Afstand tot kaart Lateraliteit Meethulpmiddel
08-02-2020 Best gecorrigeerde visus 0.8 Snellen Letterkaart 5 meter Links
08-02-2020 Gecorrigeerde visus 1.0 logaritmische E-hakenkaart 3 meter Rechts Met stenopeische opening

Traceability to other Standards

This health and care information model is based on the information model template Measurement- v1.0.



Valueset OID: 2.16.840.1.113883. Binding: Extensible
Conceptname Conceptcode Codesystem name Codesystem OID Description
Logarithmic E chart 1 VisusMeetkaart 2.16.840.1.113883. Logaritmische E-hakenkaart
Snellen chart 2 VisusMeetkaart 2.16.840.1.113883. Snellen Letterkaart
LEA Hayvarinen chart 3 VisusMeetkaart 2.16.840.1.113883. LEA symbolen kaart
Other OTH NullFlavor 2.16.840.1.113883.5.1008 Anders


Valueset OID: 2.16.840.1.113883. Binding: Extensible
Conceptname Conceptcode Codesystem name Codesystem OID Description
Pinhole visual acuity 419475002 SNOMED CT 2.16.840.1.113883.6.96 Met stenopeïsche opening (DEPRECATED)
Pinhole 257492003 SNOMED CT 2.16.840.1.113883.6.96 Met stenopeïsche opening
Other OTH NullFlavor 2.16.840.1.113883.5.1008 Anders


Valueset OID: 2.16.840.1.113883. Binding: Extensible
Conceptname Conceptcode Codesystem name Codesystem OID Description
Corrected visual acuity 397536007 SNOMED CT 2.16.840.1.113883.6.96 Gecorrigeerde visus (met eigen bril)
Uncorrected visual acuity 420050001 SNOMED CT 2.16.840.1.113883.6.96 Ongecorrigeerde visus
Best corrected visual acuity 419775003 SNOMED CT 2.16.840.1.113883.6.96 Best gecorrigeerde visus(met optimale bril)
Stereoscopic acuity 359750002 SNOMED CT 2.16.840.1.113883.6.96 Stereoscopische visus
Other OTH NullFlavor 2.16.840.1.113883.5.1008 Anders

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About this information

The information in this wikipage is based on Prerelease 2024-1
SNOMED CT and LOINC codes are based on:

  • SNOMED Clinical Terms versie: 20240331 [R] (maart 2024-editie)
  • LOINC version 2.77

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