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

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Real-world patient - creatinine (id = "f204")

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

<Observation xmlns="">
  <id value="f204"/> <!--    The observation is complete    --><!--    No reliability concerns    --><text> <status value="generated"/> <div xmlns=""><p> <b> Generated Narrative: Observation</b> <a name="f204"> </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;f204&quot; </p> </div> <p> <b> identifier</b> : id: 1304-03720-Creatinine</p> <p> <b> status</b> : final</p> <p> <b> code</b> : Creatinine(Serum) <span style="background: LightGoldenRodYellow; margin: 4px; border: 1px solid khaki"> (labtestcodes#20005)</span> </p> <p> <b> subject</b> : <a href="patient-example-f201-roel.html">Patient/f201: Roel</a>  &quot;Roel&quot;</p> <p> <b> issued</b> : Apr 4, 2013 1:34:00 PM</p> <p> <b> performer</b> : <a href="practitioner-example-f202-lm.html">Practitioner/f202: Luigi Maas</a>  &quot;Luigi Maas&quot;</p> <p> <b> value</b> : 122 umol/L<span style="background: LightGoldenRodYellow"> (Details: SNOMED CT code 258814008 = 'umol/L')</span> </p> <p> <b> interpretation</b> : Serum creatinine raised <span style="background: LightGoldenRodYellow; margin: 4px; border: 1px solid khaki"> (<a href="">SNOMED CT</a> #166717003; <a href="">ObservationInterpretation</a> #H)</span> </p> <h3> ReferenceRanges</h3> <table class="grid"><tr> <td> -</td> <td> <b> Low</b> </td> <td> <b> High</b> </td> <td> <b> Type</b> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> *</td> <td> 64</td> <td> 104</td> <td> Normal Range <span style="background: LightGoldenRodYellow; margin: 4px; border: 1px solid khaki"> (<a href="">Observation Reference Range Meaning Codes</a> #normal)</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> </text> <identifier> 
    <system value=""/> <!--    Does not exist    --><value value="1304-03720-Creatinine"/> 
  </identifier> <!--    Creatinine was measured on April fourth    --><status value="final"/> 
  <code> <!--    Kind of observation = Serum Creatinine, Using only a local code in this example   
      <system value=""/> <!--    Does not exist    --><code value="20005"/> 
      <display value="Creatinine(Serum)"/> 
    <reference value="Patient/f201"/> 
    <display value="Roel"/> 
  <issued value="2013-04-04T14:34:00+01:00"/> 
    <reference value="Practitioner/f202"/> 
    <display value="Luigi Maas"/> 
  <valueQuantity> <!--    Creatinine=122mmol/L    --><value value="122"/> 
    <unit value="umol/L"/> 
    <system value=""/> 
    <code value="258814008"/> 
      <system value=""/> 
      <code value="166717003"/> 
      <display value="Serum creatinine raised"/> 
      <system value=""/> 
      <code value="H"/> 
  <referenceRange> <!--    Healthy creatinine level ranges from 64umol/L to 104umol/L    --><low> 
      <value value="64"/> 
      <value value="104"/> 
        <system value=""/> 
        <code value="normal"/> 
        <display value="Normal Range"/> 

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.