Release 5 Draft Ballot

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

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

Example of an order for an appendectomy procedure that is primarily narrative

  "resourceType": "ServiceRequest",
  "id": "appendectomy-narrative",
  "text": {
    "status": "additional",
    "div": "<div xmlns=\"\">\n\t\t\t<p>Date: 2013-03-16</p>\n\t\t\t<p>Patient:: Paula Patient</p>\n\t\t\t<p>Ordered by: Angela Care, MD</p>\n\t\t\t<p>Procedure: Routine Appendectomy</p>\n\t\t\t<p>Surgeon: Dr Cecil Surgeon</p>\n\t\t</div>"
  "status": "completed",
  "intent": "order",
  "code": {
    "text": "Appendectomy"
  "subject": {
    "display": "Paula Patient"

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.