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Example Observation: Substance Use Status Example

Page standards status: Informative

Generated Narrative: Observation

Resource Observation "substance-use-status"

Profile: US Core Simple Observation Profile (version 7.0.0)

identifier: urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.

status: final

category: Social History (Observation Category Codes#social-history)

code: Substance use status (LOINC#11343-1 "History of Other nonmedical drug use"; SNOMED CT[US]#228366006 "Finding relating to drug misuse behavior (finding)")

subject: Patient/example: Amy Shaw " SHAW"

effective: 2023-08-03

performer: Patient/example: Amy Shaw " SHAW"

value: other possible values - Misuses drugs (finding), Does not misuse drugs (finding), Has never misused drugs (SNOMED CT#44870007 "Misused drugs in past (finding)")

note: At parties


code: Drug or medicament (SNOMED CT[US]#410942007 "Drug or medicament (substance)")

value: Amphetamine (SNOMED CT[US]#703842006)


code: Frequency of drug misuse (SNOMED CT[US]#228390007 "Frequency of drug misuse (observable entity)")

value: 3 times a year