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Example ObservationDefinition/example (JSON)

Orders and Observations Work GroupMaturity Level: N/AStandards Status: InformativeCompartments: No defined compartments

Raw JSON (canonical form + also see JSON Format Specification)

Example of observationdefinition

{
  "resourceType" : "ObservationDefinition",
  "id" : "example",
  "text" : {
    "status" : "extensions",
    "div" : "<div xmlns=\"http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml\"><p><b>Generated Narrative: ObservationDefinition</b><a name=\"example\"> </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 ObservationDefinition &quot;example&quot; </p></div><p><b>StructureDefinition Work Group</b>: oo</p><p><b>status</b>: active</p><p><b>publisher</b>: HL7 International / Orders and Observations</p><p><b>contact</b>: </p><p><b>category</b>: Laboratory <span style=\"background: LightGoldenRodYellow; margin: 4px; border: 1px solid khaki\"> (<a href=\"http://terminology.hl7.org/5.4.0/CodeSystem-observation-category.html\">Observation Category Codes</a>#laboratory)</span></p><p><b>code</b>: Albumin/Protein.total in Serum or Plasma by Electrophoresis <span style=\"background: LightGoldenRodYellow; margin: 4px; border: 1px solid khaki\"> (<a href=\"https://loinc.org/\">LOINC</a>#13980-8)</span></p><p><b>permittedDataType</b>: Quantity</p><p><b>multipleResultsAllowed</b>: false</p><p><b>method</b>: Total measurement <span style=\"background: LightGoldenRodYellow; margin: 4px; border: 1px solid khaki\"> (<a href=\"https://browser.ihtsdotools.org/\">SNOMED CT</a>#115341008)</span></p><p><b>preferredReportName</b>: Serum albumin/​Protein total</p><p><b>permittedUnit</b>: % (Details: UCUM code % = '%', stated as '%')</p><blockquote><p><b>qualifiedValue</b></p><p><b>context</b>: Normal Range <span style=\"background: LightGoldenRodYellow; margin: 4px; border: 1px solid khaki\"> (<a href=\"http://terminology.hl7.org/5.4.0/CodeSystem-referencerange-meaning.html\">Observation Reference Range Meaning Codes</a>#normal)</span></p><p><b>rangeCategory</b>: reference</p><p><b>range</b>: 50-?</p></blockquote><blockquote><p><b>qualifiedValue</b></p><p><b>context</b>: Normal Range <span style=\"background: LightGoldenRodYellow; margin: 4px; border: 1px solid khaki\"> (<a href=\"http://terminology.hl7.org/5.4.0/CodeSystem-referencerange-meaning.html\">Observation Reference Range Meaning Codes</a>#normal)</span></p><p><b>rangeCategory</b>: critical</p><p><b>range</b>: ?-40</p></blockquote></div>"
  },
  "extension" : [{
    "url" : "http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-wg",
    "valueCode" : "oo"
  }],
  "status" : "active",
  "publisher" : "HL7 International / Orders and Observations",
  "contact" : [{
    "telecom" : [{
      "system" : "url"
    }]
  }],
  "category" : [{
    "coding" : [{
      "system" : "http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/observation-category",
      "code" : "laboratory"
    }]
  }],
  "code" : {
    "coding" : [{
      "system" : "http://loinc.org",
      "code" : "13980-8",
      "display" : "Albumin/Protein.total in Serum or Plasma by Electrophoresis"
    }]
  },
  "permittedDataType" : ["Quantity"],
  "multipleResultsAllowed" : false,
  "method" : {
    "coding" : [{
      "system" : "http://snomed.info/sct",
      "code" : "115341008",
      "display" : "Total measurement"
    }]
  },
  "preferredReportName" : "Serum albumin/​Protein total",
  "permittedUnit" : [{
    "system" : "http://unitsofmeasure.org",
    "code" : "%",
    "display" : "%"
  }],
  "qualifiedValue" : [{
    "context" : {
      "coding" : [{
        "system" : "http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/referencerange-meaning",
        "code" : "normal",
        "display" : "Normal Range"
      }]
    },
    "rangeCategory" : "reference",
    "range" : {
      "low" : {
        "value" : 50
      }
    }
  },
  {
    "context" : {
      "coding" : [{
        "system" : "http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/referencerange-meaning",
        "code" : "normal",
        "display" : "Normal Range"
      }]
    },
    "rangeCategory" : "critical",
    "range" : {
      "high" : {
        "value" : 40
      }
    }
  }]
}

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.