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Example Observation: Average Blood Pressure Example

Page standards status: Informative

Generated Narrative: Observation

Resource Observation "average-blood-pressure"

Profile: US Core Average Blood Pressure Profile (version 7.0.0-ballot)

status: final

category: Vital Signs (Observation Category Codes#vital-signs)

code: Avg Blood pressure systolic and diastolic (LOINC#96607-7 "Blood pressure panel mean systolic and mean diastolic"; LOINC#85354-9 "Blood pressure panel with all children optional")

subject: Patient/example: Amy Shaw " SHAW"

effective: 2023-08-03 01:06:52+0000 --> 2023-08-03 13:07:01+0000

performer: Practitioner/practitioner-1 " BONE"

note: Average blood pressure is calculated from 12 measurements taken over 12 hours.


code: Average systolic blood pressure (LOINC#96608-5 "Systolic blood pressure mean"; LOINC#8480-6 "Systolic blood pressure")

value: 109 mm[Hg] (Details: UCUM code mm[Hg] = 'mm[Hg]')


code: Average diastolic blood pressure (LOINC#96609-3 "Diastolic blood pressure mean"; LOINC#8462-4 "Diastolic blood pressure")

value: 44 mm[Hg] (Details: UCUM code mm[Hg] = 'mm[Hg]')