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Example Observation/abdo-tender (JSON)

Orders and Observations Work GroupMaturity Level: N/AStandards Status: InformativeCompartments: Device, Encounter, Patient, Practitioner, RelatedPerson

Raw JSON (canonical form + also see JSON Format Specification)

An exam finding using pattern 3 described in the "Using Codes in Observation" Section

{
  "resourceType" : "Observation",
  "id" : "abdo-tender",
  "text" : {
    "status" : "generated",
    "div" : "<div xmlns=\"http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml\"><p><b>Generated Narrative: Observation</b><a name=\"abdo-tender\"> </a></p><div style=\"display: inline-block; background-color: #d9e0e7; padding: 6px; margin: 4px; border: 1px solid #8da1b4; border-radius: 5px; line-height: 60%\"><p style=\"margin-bottom: 0px\">Resource Observation &quot;abdo-tender&quot; </p></div><p><b>status</b>: final</p><p><b>category</b>: Exam <span style=\"background: LightGoldenRodYellow; margin: 4px; border: 1px solid khaki\"> (<a href=\"http://terminology.hl7.org/4.0.0/CodeSystem-observation-category.html\">Observation Category Codes</a>#exam)</span></p><p><b>code</b>: Abdominal tenderness <span style=\"background: LightGoldenRodYellow; margin: 4px; border: 1px solid khaki\"> (<a href=\"https://browser.ihtsdotools.org/\">SNOMED CT</a>#43478001 &quot;Abdominal tenderness (finding)&quot;)</span></p><p><b>subject</b>: <a href=\"patient-example.html\">Patient/example</a> &quot;Peter CHALMERS&quot;</p><p><b>encounter</b>: <a href=\"encounter-example.html\">Encounter/example</a></p><p><b>effective</b>: 2018-04-02T10:30:10+01:00 --&gt; (ongoing)</p><p><b>issued</b>: Apr 3, 2018, 2:30:10 PM</p><p><b>value</b>: true</p><p><b>interpretation</b>: Abnormal <span style=\"background: LightGoldenRodYellow; margin: 4px; border: 1px solid khaki\"> (<a href=\"http://terminology.hl7.org/4.0.0/CodeSystem-v3-ObservationInterpretation.html\">ObservationInterpretation</a>#A)</span></p></div>"
  },
  "status" : "final",
  "category" : [{
    "coding" : [{
      "system" : "http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/observation-category",
      "code" : "exam",
      "display" : "Exam"
    }]
  }],
  "code" : {
    "coding" : [{
      "system" : "http://snomed.info/sct",
      "code" : "43478001",
      "display" : "Abdominal tenderness (finding)"
    }],
    "text" : "Abdominal tenderness"
  },
  "subject" : {
    "reference" : "Patient/example"
  },
  "encounter" : {
    "reference" : "Encounter/example"
  },
  "effectivePeriod" : {
    "start" : "2018-04-02T10:30:10+01:00"
  },
  "issued" : "2018-04-03T15:30:10+01:00",
  "valueBoolean" : true,
  "interpretation" : [{
    "coding" : [{
      "system" : "http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-ObservationInterpretation",
      "code" : "A",
      "display" : "Abnormal"
    }],
    "text" : "Abnormal"
  }]
}

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.