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Example Observation/blood-pressure (Narrative)

Orders and Observations Work GroupMaturity Level: N/AStandards Status: InformativeCompartments: Device, Encounter, Patient, Practitioner, RelatedPerson

This is the narrative for the resource. See also the XML, JSON or Turtle format. This example conforms to the profile Observation.

Generated Narrative: Observation

Resource Observation "blood-pressure"

Profile: Vital Signs Profile

identifier: URI/urn:uuid:187e0c12-8dd2-67e2-99b2-bf273c878281

basedOn: https://acme.org/identifiers/1234

status: final

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

code: Blood pressure systolic & diastolic (LOINC#85354-9 "Blood pressure panel with all children optional")

subject: Patient/example "Peter CHALMERS"

effective: 2012-09-17

performer: Practitioner/example "Adam CAREFUL"

interpretation: Below low normal (ObservationInterpretation#L "low")

bodySite: Right arm (SNOMED CT#368209003)


code: Systolic blood pressure (LOINC#8480-6; SNOMED CT#271649006; clinical-codes#bp-s "Systolic Blood pressure")

value: 107 mmHg (Details: UCUM code mm[Hg] = 'mmHg')

interpretation: Normal (ObservationInterpretation#N "normal")


code: Diastolic blood pressure (LOINC#8462-4)

value: 60 mmHg (Details: UCUM code mm[Hg] = 'mmHg')

interpretation: Below low normal (ObservationInterpretation#L "low")


Other examples that reference this example:

  • Observation/Vitals Signs Panel
  • RiskAssessment/cardiac

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