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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 an obstetric procedure (id = "ob")

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

<ServiceRequest xmlns="">
  <id value="ob"/> 
  <!--    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> OB</span> </p> <p> <b> code</b> : <span> Vaginal delivery</span> </p> <p> <b> subject</b> : <span> Jane Doe</span> </p> <p> <b> occurrence</b> : 2012-06-02</p> <p> <b> requester</b> : <span> Women’s Hospital</span> </p> <p> <b> performer</b> : <span> Martha Midwife, RNP</span> </p> </div> </text> <status value="completed"/> 
  <intent value="order"/> 
      <system value=""/> 
      <code value="386637004"/> 
      <display value="Obstetric procedure (procedure)"/> 
    <text value="OB"/> 
      <system value=""/> 
      <code value="22633006"/> 
      <display value="Vaginal delivery, medical personnel present (procedure)"/> 
    <text value="Vaginal delivery"/> 
    <display value="Jane Doe"/> 
  <occurrenceDateTime value="2012-06-02"/> 
      <display value="Women’s Hospital"/> 
    <display value="Martha Midwife, RNP"/> 
      <text value="term pregnancy, active labor"/> 

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.