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

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An example of an order to not turn a patient (id = "do-not-turn")

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

<ServiceRequest xmlns="">
  <id value="do-not-turn"/> 
  <!--    placer identifier   -->
  <text> <status value="generated"/> <div xmlns=""><p> <b> Generated Narrative</b> </p> <p> <b> identifier</b> : id: 20170201-0002</p> <p> <b> status</b> : active</p> <p> <b> intent</b> : order</p> <p> <b> priority</b> : stat</p> <p> <b> doNotPerform</b> : true</p> <p> <b> code</b> : <span> Turning patient in bed (procedure)</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> : Feb 1, 2017 5:23:07 PM</p> <p> <b> requester</b> : <a> Dr Adam Careful. Generated Summary: id: 23; active: true; Adam Careful </a> </p> </div> </text> <identifier> 
    <system value="">
    <value value="20170201-0002"/> 
  <status value="active"/> 
  <intent value="order"/> 
  <priority value="stat"/> 
  <doNotPerform value="true"/> 
      <system value=""/> 
      <code value="359962006"/> 
      <display value="Turning patient in bed (procedure)"/> 
    <reference value="Patient/example"/> 
  <!--    TimeStamp when order authorized   -->
  <authoredOn value="2017-02-01T17:23:07Z"/> 
      <reference value="Practitioner/example"/> 
      <display value="Dr Adam Careful"/> 
  <!--    demonstrating in this example the reason reference element    -->
      <display value="Patient has a spinal fracture"/> 

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.