Normal range/reference ranges for text data type

Karsten Hilbert Karsten.Hilbert at
Wed Sep 28 09:25:27 EDT 2016

On Wed, Sep 28, 2016 at 01:23:00PM +0100, Ian McNicoll wrote:

> If a result is expressed as normal/ abnormal or high/normal/low,
> surely the 'normalcy range' is self-defining.
> If there is a need for the lab to assert some kind of textual normalcy
> rangeThe 'reference range guidance' element  in the Lab panel
> archetype is intended for this purpose and essentially equates to
> referenceRange/text in the FHIR Observation.

I think Silje was asking about a way to define reference
ranges for textual results in a computable fashion.

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