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Example ObservationDefinition/example (XML)

Orders and Observations Work GroupMaturity Level: N/AStandards Status: InformativeCompartments: No defined compartments

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Example of observationdefinition (id = "example")

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

<ObservationDefinition xmlns="http://hl7.org/fhir">
  <id value="example"/> 
  <text> <status value="extensions"/> <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><p> <b> Generated Narrative: ObservationDefinition</b> <a name="example"> </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 ObservationDefinition &quot;example&quot; </p> </div> <p> <b> StructureDefinition Work Group</b> : oo</p> <p> <b> status</b> : active</p> <p> <b> publisher</b> : HL7 International / Orders and Observations</p> <p> <b> contact</b> : </p> <p> <b> category</b> : Laboratory <span style="background: LightGoldenRodYellow; margin: 4px; border: 1px solid khaki"> (<a href="http://terminology.hl7.org/5.4.0/CodeSystem-observation-category.html">Observation Category Codes</a> #laboratory)</span> </p> <p> <b> code</b> : Albumin/Protein.total in Serum or Plasma by Electrophoresis <span style="background: LightGoldenRodYellow; margin: 4px; border: 1px solid khaki"> (<a href="https://loinc.org/">LOINC</a> #13980-8)</span> </p> <p> <b> permittedDataType</b> : Quantity</p> <p> <b> multipleResultsAllowed</b> : false</p> <p> <b> method</b> : Total measurement <span style="background: LightGoldenRodYellow; margin: 4px; border: 1px solid khaki"> (<a href="https://browser.ihtsdotools.org/">SNOMED CT</a> #115341008)</span> </p> <p> <b> preferredReportName</b> : Serum albumin/​Protein total</p> <p> <b> permittedUnit</b> : % (Details: UCUM code % = '%', stated as '%')</p> <blockquote> <p> <b> qualifiedValue</b> </p> <p> <b> context</b> : Normal Range <span style="background: LightGoldenRodYellow; margin: 4px; border: 1px solid khaki"> (<a href="http://terminology.hl7.org/5.4.0/CodeSystem-referencerange-meaning.html">Observation Reference Range Meaning Codes</a> #normal)</span> </p> <p> <b> rangeCategory</b> : reference</p> <p> <b> range</b> : 50-?</p> </blockquote> <blockquote> <p> <b> qualifiedValue</b> </p> <p> <b> context</b> : Normal Range <span style="background: LightGoldenRodYellow; margin: 4px; border: 1px solid khaki"> (<a href="http://terminology.hl7.org/5.4.0/CodeSystem-referencerange-meaning.html">Observation Reference Range Meaning Codes</a> #normal)</span> </p> <p> <b> rangeCategory</b> : critical</p> <p> <b> range</b> : ?-40</p> </blockquote> </div> </text> <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-wg"><valueCode value="oo"/> </extension> 
  <status value="active"/>   
  <publisher value="HL7 International / Orders and Observations"/> 
  <contact> 
    <telecom> 
      <system value="url"/> 
      </telecom> 
  </contact> 
  <category> 
    <coding> 
      <system value="http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/observation-category"/> 
      <code value="laboratory"/> 
    </coding> 
  </category> 
  <code> 
    <coding> 
      <system value="http://loinc.org"/> 
      <code value="13980-8"/> 
      <display value="Albumin/Protein.total in Serum or Plasma by Electrophoresis"/> 
    </coding> 
  </code> 
  <permittedDataType value="Quantity"/> 
  <multipleResultsAllowed value="false"/> 
  <method> 
    <coding> 
      <system value="http://snomed.info/sct"/> 
      <code value="115341008"/> 
      <display value="Total measurement"/> 
    </coding> 
  </method> 
  <preferredReportName value="Serum albumin/​Protein total"/> 
  <permittedUnit> 
    <system value="http://unitsofmeasure.org"/> 
    <code value="%"/> 
    <display value="%"/> 
  </permittedUnit> 
  <qualifiedValue> 
    <context> 
      <coding> 
        <system value="http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/referencerange-meaning"/> 
        <code value="normal"/> 
        <display value="Normal Range"/> 
      </coding> 
    </context> 
    <rangeCategory value="reference"/> 
    <range> 
      <low> 
        <value value="50"/> 
      </low> 
    </range> 
  </qualifiedValue> 
  <qualifiedValue> 
    <context> 
      <coding> 
        <system value="http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/referencerange-meaning"/> 
        <code value="normal"/> 
        <display value="Normal Range"/> 
      </coding> 
    </context> 
    <rangeCategory value="critical"/> 
    <range> 
      <high> 
        <value value="40"/> 
      </high> 
    </range> 
  </qualifiedValue> 
</ObservationDefinition> 

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.