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

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Simple Body Length Example (id = "body-length")

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

<Observation xmlns="">
  <id value="body-length"/> 
    <profile value=""/> 
  <text> <status value="generated"/> <div xmlns=""><p> <b> Generated Narrative: Observation</b> <a name="body-length"> </a> </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;body-length&quot; </p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0px">Profile: <a href="vitalsigns.html">Vital Signs Profile</a> </p> </div> <p> <b> status</b> : final</p> <p> <b> category</b> : Vital Signs <span style="background: LightGoldenRodYellow; margin: 4px; border: 1px solid khaki"> (<a href="">Observation Category Codes</a> #vital-signs)</span> </p> <p> <b> code</b> : Body Length <span style="background: LightGoldenRodYellow; margin: 4px; border: 1px solid khaki"> (<a href="">LOINC</a> #8302-2 &quot;Body height&quot;; <a href="">LOINC</a> #8306-3 &quot;Body height --lying&quot;)</span> </p> <p> <b> subject</b> : <a href="patient-example.html">Patient/example</a>  &quot;Peter CHALMERS&quot;</p> <p> <b> effective</b> : 1999-07-02</p> <p> <b> value</b> : 25 cm<span style="background: LightGoldenRodYellow"> (Details: UCUM code cm = 'cm')</span> </p> </div> </text> <status value="final"/> 
      <system value=""/> 
      <code value="vital-signs"/> 
      <display value="Vital Signs"/> 
    <text value="Vital Signs"/> 
  <!--     This example demonstrates the use of a code translation to allow the observation to
   be interpreted as Body Length  ( typically used for infants)     -->
      <system value=""/> 
      <code value="8302-2"/> 
      <display value="Body height"/> 
      <system value=""/> 
      <code value="8306-3"/> 
      <display value="Body height --lying"/> 
      <userSelected value="true"/> 
    <text value="Body Length"/> 
    <reference value="Patient/example"/> 
  <effectiveDateTime value="1999-07-02"/> 
    <value value="25"/> 
    <unit value="cm"/> 
    <system value=""/> 
    <code value="cm"/> 

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.