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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 order for a biopsy procedure that was part of a colonoscopy (id = "colon-biopsy")

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

<ServiceRequest xmlns="">
  <id value="colon-biopsy"/> 
  <text> <status value="generated"/> <div xmlns=""><p> <b> Generated Narrative</b> </p> <p> <b> identifier</b> : id: 12345</p> <p> <b> requisition</b> : id: req12345</p> <p> <b> status</b> : completed</p> <p> <b> intent</b> : order</p> <p> <b> code</b> : <span> Biopsy of colon</span> </p> <p> <b> subject</b> : <a> Generated Summary: Medical record number: 12345 (USUAL); active: true; Peter James Chalmers
           (OFFICIAL), Jim , Peter James Windsor (MAIDEN); , Phone: (03) 5555 6473, Phone: (03) 3410
           5613, Phone: (03) 5555 8834; gender: male; birthDate: 1974-12-25; deceased: false</a> </p> <p> <b> authoredOn</b> : 2017-03-05</p> <p> <b> requester</b> : <a> Dr. Beverly Crusher. Generated Summary: </a> </p> <p> <b> performer</b> : <a> Dr Adam Careful. Generated Summary: id: 23; active: true; Adam Careful </a> </p> </div> </text> <identifier> 
    <value value="12345"/> 
  <!--    Example of biopsy service request that is part of a colonoscopy   -->
    <system value=""/> 
    <value value="req12345"/> 
  <status value="completed"/> 
  <intent value="order"/> 
      <system value=""/> 
      <code value="76164006"/> 
      <display value="Biopsy of colon (procedure)"/> 
    <text value="Biopsy of colon"/> 
    <reference value="Patient/example"/> 
  <authoredOn value="2017-03-05"/> 

      <reference value="Practitioner/3ad0687e-f477-468c-afd5-fcc2bf897809"/> 
      <display value="Dr. Beverly Crusher"/> 

    <reference value="Practitioner/example"/> 
    <display value="Dr Adam Careful"/> 

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.