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Pharmacy Work GroupMaturity Level: 3Standards Status: Trial Use
SubstanceAmount
Standards StatusThis element has a standards status of "Draft"
Element IdSubstanceAmount
Definition

Chemical substances are a single substance type whose primary defining element is the molecular structure. Chemical substances shall be defined on the basis of their complete covalent molecular structure; the presence of a salt (counter-ion) and/or solvates (water, alcohols) is also captured. Purity, grade, physical form or particle size are not taken into account in the definition of a chemical substance or in the assignment of a Substance ID.

Cardinality0..*
TypeBackboneElement
Summarytrue
SubstanceAmount.amount[x]
Element IdSubstanceAmount.amount[x]
Definition

Used to capture quantitative values for a variety of elements. If only limits are given, the arithmetic mean would be the average. If only a single definite value for a given element is given, it would be captured in this field.

Cardinality0..1
TypeQuantity|Range|string
[x] NoteSee Choice of Data Types for further information about how to use [x]
Summarytrue
SubstanceAmount.amountType
Element IdSubstanceAmount.amountType
Definition

Most elements that require a quantitative value will also have a field called amount type. Amount type should always be specified because the actual value of the amount is often dependent on it. EXAMPLE: In capturing the actual relative amounts of substances or molecular fragments it is essential to indicate whether the amount refers to a mole ratio or weight ratio. For any given element an effort should be made to use same the amount type for all related definitional elements.

Cardinality0..1
TypeCodeableConcept
Summarytrue
SubstanceAmount.amountText
Element IdSubstanceAmount.amountText
Definition

A textual comment on a numeric value.

Cardinality0..1
Typestring
Summarytrue
SubstanceAmount.referenceRange
Element IdSubstanceAmount.referenceRange
Definition

Reference range of possible or expected values.

Cardinality0..1
Summarytrue
SubstanceAmount.referenceRange.lowLimit
Element IdSubstanceAmount.referenceRange.lowLimit
Definition

Lower limit possible or expected.

Cardinality0..1
TypeQuantity
Summarytrue
SubstanceAmount.referenceRange.highLimit
Element IdSubstanceAmount.referenceRange.highLimit
Definition

Upper limit possible or expected.

Cardinality0..1
TypeQuantity
Summarytrue