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Unified Medical Language System® (UMLS®)

2012AB Routine Health Outcomes Source Information

Authority
Routine Health Outcomes Ltd produces Routine Health Outcomes (RHO). The RHO included in the Metathesaurus is extracted from LOINC® and may not be a complete representation of the original source.

Description
RHO describes patient-reported outcomes in regards to health related quality of life. The level of each patient's physical and mental symptoms, limitations, and dependency are reported.

Audience
RHO is used for reporting in primary, secondary, community, and social care. It may be integrated with electronic patient records and is well suited for use in audit, management, assessment of need, and evaluation reporting.

Metathesaurus Update Frequency
RHO is included in each Metathesaurus release as part of LOINC.