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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)

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")

subject: Patient/example: Amy Shaw " SHAW"

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

performer: Patient/example: Amy Shaw " SHAW"

note: Average blood pressure is calculated from 12 measurements taken by the patient over 3 days.


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

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


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

value: 72 mm[Hg] (Details: UCUM code mm[Hg] = 'mm[Hg]')


code: Number of measurements (SNOMED CT#246432004 "Number of occurrences (qualifier value)")

value: 3 #