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Vital Signs Organizer

[Organizer: templateId 2.16.840.1.113883.]

The Vital Signs Organizer groups vital signs, which is similar to the Result Organizer, but with further constraints.

An appropriate nullFlavor can be used when organizer/code or organizer/id is unknown.

  1. SHALL contain exactly one [1..1] templateId ( CONF:7281, CONF:10528 ) such that it
    1. SHALL contain exactly one [1..1] @root="2.16.840.1.113883."
  2. SHALL contain exactly one [1..1] @classCode="CLUSTER" (CodeSystem: 2.16.840.1.113883.5.6 HL7ActClass) (CONF:7279)

    • The vital signs organizer is a cluster of vital signs observations.

  3. SHALL contain exactly one [1..1] @moodCode="EVN" Event (CodeSystem: 2.16.840.1.113883.5.1001 HL7ActMood) (CONF:7280)
  4. SHALL contain at least one [1..*] id (CONF:7282)
    • The organizer shall have an <id> element.

  5. SHALL contain exactly one [1..1] code/@code="46680005" Vital signs (CodeSystem: 2.16.840.1.113883.6.96 SNOMEDCT) (CONF:7283)
  6. SHALL contain exactly one [1..1] statusCode/@code="completed" (CodeSystem: 2.16.840.1.113883.5.14 ActStatus) (CONF:7284)
    • The observations have all been completed.

  7. SHALL contain exactly one [1..1] effectiveTime (CONF:7288)
    • represents clinically effective time of the measurement, which is most likely when the measurement was performed (e.g., a BP measurement). (CONF:7289).

  8. SHALL contain at least one [1..*] component (CONF:7285, CONF:15946)
    1. Contains exactly one [1..1] Vital Sign Observation (templateId: 2.16.840.1.113883.

Vital Signs Organizer example

<organizer xmlns="urn:hl7-org:v3">
  <id root="MDHT" extension="218126602"/>
  <statusCode code="completed"/>
    <low value="2013"/>
    <high value="2013"/>
      <id root="MDHT" extension="1552702374"/>
      <code code="1975706383"/>
        <low value="2013"/>
        <high value="2013"/>