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Example MedicationRequest/medrx0318 (Narrative)

Pharmacy Work GroupMaturity Level: N/AStandards Status: InformativeCompartments: Encounter, Patient, Practitioner

This is the narrative for the resource. See also the XML, JSON or Turtle format. This example conforms to the profile MedicationRequest.

Generated Narrative: MedicationRequest

Resource MedicationRequest "medrx0318"

identifier: id: 12345689 (use: OFFICIAL)

status: active

intent: order



code: Vancomycin Hydrochloride (VANCOMYCIN HYDROCHLORIDE) (National drug codes#0409-6531-02)

subject: Patient/pat1: Donald Duck "Donald DUCK"

encounter: Encounter/f001: encounter who leads to this prescription

authoredOn: 2015-01-15

requester: Practitioner/f007: Patrick Pump "Simone HEPS"


*Traveller's Diarrhea (disorder) (SNOMED CT#11840006)

note: culture expected back in 12 hours - may switch depending on results


sequence: 1

text: 500mg IV q6h x 3 days

timing: Events: 2020-01-01, Starting 2020-01-01, Once per 6 hours, Until 2020-01-10

route: Intravenous (SNOMED CT#255560000)

method: Push - dosing instruction imperative (qualifier value) (SNOMED CT#420620005)



Other examples that reference this example:

  • MedicationAdministration/IV Antibiotic
  • MedicationDispense/IV Antibiotic
  • MedicationRequest/Single Dosage line

    Usage note: every effort has been made to ensure that the examples are correct and useful, but they are not a normative part of the specification.