FHIR Release 3 (STU) 5 Draft Ballot
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Orders and Observations Work Group Maturity Level : N/A Ballot Standards Status : Informative Compartments : Device , Encounter , Patient , Practitioner , RelatedPerson

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Simple Body Height Example (id = "body-height")

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<Observation xmlns="http://hl7.org/fhir">
  <id value="body-height"/> 
    <profile value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/vitalsigns"/> 
  (Details : {http://hl7.org/fhir/observation-category code 'vital-signs' = 'Vital Signs',
           given as 'Vital Signs'})

  <text> <status value="generated"/> <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><p> <b> Generated Narrative</b> </p> <p/>  <p> <b> category</b> : <span> Vital Signs</span> </p> <p> <b> code</b> : <span> Body height</span> </p> <p> <b> subject</b> : <a> Generated Summary: Medical record number: 12345 (USUAL); active; 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; </a> </p> <p> <b> effective</b> : 1999-07-02</p> <p> <b> value</b> : 66.899999999999991 in</p> </div> </text> <status value="final"/> 


      <system value="http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/observation-category"/> 
      <code value="vital-signs"/> 
      <display value="Vital Signs"/> 
    <text value="Vital Signs"/> 
      <system value="http://loinc.org"/> 
      <code value="8302-2"/> 
      <display value="Body height"/> 
    <text value="Body height"/> 

    <reference value="Patient/example"/> 
  <effectiveDateTime value="1999-07-02"/> 
    <value value="66.899999999999991"/> 
    <unit value="in"/> 
    <system value="http://unitsofmeasure.org"/> 
    <code value="[in_i]"/> 




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.