DICOM PS3.2 2024b - Conformance

N.5.7 Specific Character Sets

See Section N.1.7 for supported Values for Specific Character Set (0008,0005).

Generic configuration for Specific Character Sets is covered in . Service specific configuration for Specific Character Sets is addressed in respective subsections of Section N.6.2 or Section N.6.3.

Describe behaviors such as the whether your product sends value 1, e.g.,

This product omits Value 1 of Specific Character Set (0008,0005) when multiple values are present. Per PS3.5, the empty Value 1 indicates usage of ISO 2022 IR 6.]

[Describe the presentation of the characters to a user, i.e., capabilities, font limitations and/or substitutions of characters.]

[If your product supports display/editing of non-default Character Sets, fill in the following table, otherwise remove the following table and introductory text.]

<Product> supports displaying character sets beyond the default character repertoire (ISO-IR 6) for all displayed attributes.

<Product> supports editing character sets beyond the default character repertoire (ISO-IR 6) for the attributes listed in Table N.5-164a.

Table N.5-164a. Specific Character Set – Supported Attributes

Attribute Name

Tag

VR

Referring Physician's Name

(0008,0090)

PN

Study Description

(0008,1030)

LO

Series Description

(0008,103E)

LO

Operators' Name

(0008,1070)

PN

Patient's Name

(0010,0010)

PN

Other Patient Names

(0010,1001)

PN

Patient's Address

(0010,1040)

LO

Allergies

(0010,2110)

LO

Patient Comments

(0010,4000)

LT


[If your product supports mapping/conversion of non-default Character Sets, fill in the table below, otherwise remove the table and the introductory text below.]

<Product> supports mapping/conversion of Character Sets as listed in Table N.5-165.

[Describe how Specific Character Sets that are received by the system are mapped to Specific Character Sets sent out by the system. It does not consider the Character Set used internally within the product. In the "Mapping Situation" column describe the scenario in which this mapping occurs, e.g., when mapping Character Sets from a Modality Worklist entry or a Query Retrieve response to the instances created.]

Table N.5-165. Conversion/Mapping of Non-Default Specific Character Sets

Incoming Specific Character Set

Outgoing Specific Character Set

Mapping Situation

Defined Term

IANA

Description

Defined Term

IANA

Description

ISO 2022 IR 87

ISO-2022-JP

Japanese

ISO_IR 192

UTF-8

Unicode in UTF-8

When mapping Attribute Values from MWL to instances created


[Explain your product behavior in case it encounters unsupported character sets.]

DICOM PS3.2 2024b - Conformance