EHR Archetype for Recording a patient's death

Birger Haarbrandt birger.haarbrandt at plri.de
Wed Feb 3 05:25:05 EST 2016


Ah, sorry, never mind! Just found the recent thread (at first glance, I 
didn't think that it would addresses this question)

:)

Birger

Am 03.02.2016 um 11:18 schrieb Birger Haarbrandt:
> Hi there,
>
> In our operative note document we have a data element to record the 
> decease of a patient during a surgical operation. At our first try, we 
> modelled "time of death" as a single Element to make it fit into a 
> particulare section on the document. However, it feels wrong as I 
> think that the death of a patient is a concept on its own that will be 
> reused in many scenarios and that might need further data elements. In 
> the CKM, there is only the death data archetype (which is a CLUSTER in 
> the Demographic Model) which is not feasible for our use-case.
>
> Is there a reason why such a prominent concept as "death" has not been 
> modeled as EHR archetype?
>
> Regards,
>
> -- 
> *Birger Haarbrandt, M.Sc.*
>
> Peter L. Reichertz Institut für Medizinische Informatik
> Technische Universität Braunschweig und
> Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
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>
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>


-- 
*Birger Haarbrandt, M.Sc.*

Peter L. Reichertz Institut für Medizinische Informatik
Technische Universität Braunschweig und
Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
Mühlenpfordtstraße 23
D-38106 Braunschweig

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