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

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Example of an encoded BMD measurements of left femur (id = "bmd")

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>

<Observation xmlns=""><!--         BMD measurements of left femur encoded as an observation for example purposes.
           --><id value="bmd"/> 
  <text> <status value="generated"/> <div xmlns=""><p> <b> Generated Narrative</b> </p> <p/>  <p> <b> code</b> : <span> BMD - Left Femur</span> </p> <p> <b> subject</b> : <a> Generated Summary: Medical record number: 123456 (USUAL); active; Duck D Donald (OFFICIAL);
           gender: other</a> </p> <p> <b> performer</b> : <a> Acme Imaging Diagnostics. Generated Summary: id: ClinLab; name: Clinical Lab; Phone: +1
           555 234 1234,</a> </p> <p> <b> value</b> : 0.887 g/cm²</p> <p> <b> bodySite</b> : <span> Left Femur</span> </p> </div> </text> <status value="final"/> 
      <system value=""/> 
      <code value="24701-5"/> 
      <display value="Femur DXA Bone density"/> 
    <text value="BMD - Left Femur"/> 
    <reference value="Patient/pat2"/> 
  </subject> <!--         well, actually. this isn't the patient, but it'll do for now         --><performer> 
    <reference value="Organization/1832473e-2fe0-452d-abe9-3cdb9879522f"/> 
    <display value="Acme Imaging Diagnostics"/> 
    <value value="0.887"/> 
    <unit value="g/cm²"/> 
    <system value=""/> 
    <code value="g/cm-2"/> 
      <system value=""/> 
      <code value="71341001:272741003=7771000"/> <!--   example of a post coordinated term   --></coding> <text value="Left Femur"/> 

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.