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

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Example of an encoded BMD measurements of left femur (id = "bmd")

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>

<Observation xmlns=""><!--         BMD measurements of left femur encoded as an observation for example purposes.
           --><id value="bmd"/> 
  <text> <status value="generated"/> <div xmlns=""><p> <b> Generated Narrative: Observation</b> </p> <div style="display: inline-block; background-color: #d9e0e7; padding: 6px; margin: 4px; border: 1px
       solid #8da1b4; border-radius: 5px; line-height: 60%"><p style="margin-bottom: 0px">Resource Observation &quot;bmd&quot; </p> </div> <p> <b> status</b> : final</p> <p> <b> code</b> : BMD - Left Femur <span style="background: LightGoldenRodYellow; margin: 4px; border: 1px solid khaki"> (<a href="">LOINC</a> #24701-5 &quot;Femur DXA Bone density&quot;)</span> </p> <p> <b> subject</b> : <a href="patient-pat2.html">Patient/pat2</a>  &quot;Duck DONALD&quot;</p> <p> <b> performer</b> : <a href="organization-1832473e-2fe0-452d-abe9-3cdb9879522f.html">Organization/1832473e-2fe0-452d-abe9-3cdb9879522f: Acme Imaging Diagnostics</a>  &quot;Clinical Lab&quot;</p> <p> <b> value</b> : 0.887 g/cm²<span style="background: LightGoldenRodYellow"> (Details: UCUM code g/cm-2 = 'g/cm-2')</span> </p> <p> <b> bodySite</b> : Left Femur <span style="background: LightGoldenRodYellow; margin: 4px; border: 1px solid khaki"> (<a href="">SNOMED CT</a> #71341001:272741003=7771000)</span> </p> </div> </text> <status value="final"/> 
      <system value=""/> 
      <code value="24701-5"/> 
      <display value="Femur DXA Bone density"/> 
    <text value="BMD - Left Femur"/> 
    <reference value="Patient/pat2"/> 
  </subject> <!--         well, actually. this isn't the patient, but it'll do for now         --><performer> 
    <reference value="Organization/1832473e-2fe0-452d-abe9-3cdb9879522f"/> 
    <display value="Acme Imaging Diagnostics"/> 
    <value value="0.887"/> 
    <unit value="g/cm²"/> 
    <system value=""/> 
    <code value="g/cm-2"/> 
      <system value=""/> 
      <code value="71341001:272741003=7771000"/> <!--   example of a post coordinated term   --></coding> <text value="Left Femur"/> 

Usage note: every effort has been made to ensure that the examples are correct and useful, but they are not a normative part of the specification.