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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 patient education (id = "education")

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

<ServiceRequest xmlns="">
  <id value="education"/> 
  <!--    insert contents here    -->
  <text> <status value="generated"/> <div xmlns=""><p> <b> Generated Narrative</b> </p> <p> <b> status</b> : completed</p> <p> <b> intent</b> : order</p> <p> <b> category</b> : <span> Education</span> </p> <p> <b> code</b> : <span> Health education - breast examination</span> </p> <p> <b> subject</b> : <span> Jane Doe</span> </p> <p> <b> occurrence</b> : 2014-08-16</p> <p> <b> authoredOn</b> : 2016-08-16</p> <p> <b> requester</b> : <span> Angela Care, MD</span> </p> <p> <b> performer</b> : <span> Pamela Educator, RN</span> </p> </div> </text> <status value="completed"/> 
  <intent value="order"/> 
      <system value=""/> 
      <code value="311401005"/> 
      <display value="Patient education (procedure)"/> 
    <text value="Education"/> 
      <system value=""/> 
      <code value="48023004"/> 
      <display value="Breast self-examination technique education (procedure)"/> 
    <text value="Health education - breast examination"/> 
    <display value="Jane Doe"/> 
  <occurrenceDateTime value="2014-08-16"/> 
  <authoredOn value="2016-08-16"/> 
      <display value="Angela Care, MD"/> 
    <display value="Pamela Educator, RN"/> 
      <text value="early detection of breast mass"/> 

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.