US Core Implementation Guide
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Example Observation: Observation SatO2 FiO2 Example

Page standards status: Informative

Generated Narrative: Observation

ResourceObservation "satO2-fiO2"

Profile: US Core Pulse Oximetry Profile(version7.0.0)


status: final

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

code: Oxygen saturation in Arterial blood (LOINC#2708-6; LOINC#59408-5 "Oxygen saturation in Arterial blood by Pulse oximetry"; ISO 11073-10101 Health informatics - Point-of-care#150456 "MDC_PULS_OXIM_SAT_O2")

subject: Patient/example " SHAW"

effective: 2014-12-05 09:30:10+0100

value: 95 % (Details: UCUM code% = '%')

interpretation: Normal (ObservationInterpretation#N)

device: : Acme Pulse Oximeter 2000


*90 % (Details: UCUM code% = '%')99 % (Details: UCUM code% = '%')


*Inhaled oxygen flow rate (LOINC#3151-8)6 liters/min (Details: UCUM codeL/min = 'L/min')