UNIT OF MEASUREMENT

The unit of measurement.

National Codes:

01Millimoles per litre (mmol/L)
02Micromoles per litre (µmol/L)
03Micrograms per litre (µg/L)
04Micrograms per millimole (µg/mmol)
05Microgram albumin per hour (µg/ml/hr)
06Microgram albumin per minute (µg/min)
07Microgram albumin per 24 hours (µg/24hr)
08Number (Retired September 2013)
09Percentage (%)
10Kilograms (kg)
11Metres (m)
12Picograms (pg)
13Square Metres (m2)
14Millilitres per Minute (ml/min)
15Millimetres of mercury (mmHg)
16Litres (l)
17Beats per minute (bpm)
18Centimetres (cm)
19Milligrams (mg)
20Millilitres (ml)
21Minutes
22Celsius (ºC)
23Millimetres (mm)
24Grams per decilitre (g/dl)
25Grams per litre (g/l)
26Milligrams per litre (mg/l)
27Nanograms per millilitre (ng/ml)
28International Units per litre (IU/L)
29Decilitres (d/l)
30Square Millimetres (mm2)
31Millilitres (ml) (Retired September 2013)
32Grays (Gy)
33International Units per kilogram (IU/kg)
34Grams (g)
35Kilocalories (kcal)
36Millimoles (mmol)
37Millimoles per mole (mmol/mol)
38Picomoles per litre (pmol/L)
39Milligrams per millimole (mg/mmol)
40Nanograms per litre (ng/l)
41Micrograms per millilitre (µg/ml)
42Millimetres of water (mmH2O)
43Cubic Millimetres (mm3)
44Litres per week per 1.73 metres squared (l/week/1.73²)
45Millilitres per Minute divided by 1.73 Square Metres (ml/min/1.73m2)
46number times ten raised to the power of nine per litre (x109/l)
475 Millimetres Squared
48Grams per kilogram per day (g/kg/day)
49Kilopascals (KPa)
50Femtolitres (fl)
51Megavolts
525 Millimetres Squared

References:
The Version 1.1 NHS Standard EDIFACT Messages for Pathology Requests and Reports, 2001
The Version 1.0 Trial NHS Standard EDIFACT Messages for GP-Hospital Communications - 17.5.95

 

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