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

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An example to demonstrate using the bodyPosition and delta extensions (id = "map-sitting")

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

<Observation xmlns="">
  <id value="map-sitting"/> 

  <!--     To be used only when the body position in not precoordinated in the observation code.
  <text> <status value="generated"/> <div xmlns=""><p> <b> Generated Narrative with Details</b> </p> <p> <b> id</b> : map-sitting</p> <p> <b> status</b> : final</p> <p> <b> category</b> : Laboratory <span> (Details : { code 'laboratory'
           = 'Laboratory', given as 'Laboratory'})</span> </p> <p> <b> code</b> : Mean blood pressure <span> (Details : {LOINC code '8478-0' = 'Mean blood pressure', given as 'Mean blood pressure'})</span> </p> <p> <b> subject</b> : <a> Patient/example</a> </p> <p> <b> encounter</b> : <a> Encounter/example</a> </p> <p> <b> effective</b> : Apr 2, 2018 10:30:10 AM --&gt; Apr 5, 2018 10:30:10 AM</p> <p> <b> issued</b> : Apr 3, 2018 3:30:10 PM</p> <p> <b> value</b> : 60 mm Hg<span>  (Details: UCUM code mm[Hg] = 'mmHg')</span> </p> <p> <b> interpretation</b> : Below low normal <span> (Details : { code 'L' = 'Low', given as 'Low'})</span> </p> </div> </text> <extension url="">
        <system value=""/> 
        <code value="33586001"/> 
        <display value="Sitting position (finding)"/> 
    <!--     The qualitative change in the value relative to the previous measurement. Usually only
   recorded if the change is clinically significant.   -->
  <extension url="">
        <system value=""/> 
        <code value="1250004"/> 
        <display value="Decreased (qualifier value)"/> 
  <status value="final"/> 
      <system value=""/> 
      <code value="laboratory"/> 
      <display value="Laboratory"/> 
      <system value=""/> 
      <code value="8478-0"/> 
      <display value="Mean blood pressure"/> 
    <reference value="Patient/example"/> 
    <reference value="Encounter/example"/> 
    <start value="2018-04-02T10:30:10+01:00"/> 
    <end value="2018-04-05T10:30:10+01:00"/> 
  <issued value="2018-04-03T15:30:10+01:00"/> 
    <value value="60"/> 
    <unit value="mm Hg"/> 
    <system value=""/> 
    <code value="mm[Hg]"/> 
      <system value=""/> 
      <code value="L"/> 
      <display value="Low"/> 
    <text value="Below low normal"/> 

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.