Normal range/reference ranges for text data type

Ian McNicoll ian at freshehr.com
Thu Sep 29 03:20:18 EDT 2016


Hi Silje

Yes. That is how this should work but I'm still not sure exactly what the
requirement is.

Can you give a couple of examples of the result values and associated
reference ranges?

Ian
On Thu, 29 Sep 2016 at 08:00, Bakke, Silje Ljosland <
silje.ljosland.bakke at nasjonalikt.no> wrote:

> Thanks for your replies everyone!
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> Can the Any data type be constrained to DV_ORDINAL and populated with
> values in template or at run time?
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> Regards,
> *Silje*
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> *From:* openEHR-clinical [mailto:
> openehr-clinical-bounces at lists.openehr.org] *On Behalf Of *Thomas Beale
> *Sent:* Wednesday, September 28, 2016 4:44 PM
> *To:* openehr-clinical at lists.openehr.org
> *Subject:* Re: Normal range/reference ranges for text data type
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> Normally this is done with the Ordinal (DV_ORDINAL) data type, which is a
> kind of DV_ORDERED
> <http://www.openehr.org/releases/RM/latest/docs/data_types/data_types.html#_quantity_package>,
> which has normal_range and reference_ranges defined.
>
> - thomas
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> On 28/09/2016 14:25, Karsten Hilbert wrote:
>
> On Wed, Sep 28, 2016 at 01:23:00PM +0100, Ian McNicoll wrote:
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> If a result is expressed as normal/ abnormal or high/normal/low,
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> surely the 'normalcy range' is self-defining.
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> If there is a need for the lab to assert some kind of textual normalcy
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> rangeThe 'reference range guidance' element  in the Lab panel
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> archetype is intended for this purpose and essentially equates to
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> referenceRange/text in the FHIR Observation.
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> I think Silje was asking about a way to define reference
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> ranges for textual results in a computable fashion.
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> Karsten
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