BMI archetype

Bert Verhees bert.verhees at rosa.nl
Tue Apr 11 04:36:43 EDT 2017


Read for yourself Gerard:

http://www.openehr.org/releases/RM/latest/docs/ehr/ehr.html


On 11-04-17 10:23, GF wrote:
> What are the definitions?
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>> On 11 Apr 2017, at 09:54, Bert Verhees <bert.verhees at rosa.nl 
>> <mailto:bert.verhees at rosa.nl>> wrote:
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>> It is clear to me.
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>> Not only our senses observe, mostly we use devices to observe. 
>> Sometimes very complex devices, like MRI, their are a lot of 
>> calculations in those devices, billions of calculations.
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>> BMI is something that often takes two devices to measure, but it 
>> could be possible to create a single device which does this. So in 
>> that case it would be an Observation? Than it will also be if not a 
>> computer does the math, but a human being.
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>> To judge however if a BMI is a sign of obesity, that is subjective. 
>> For a normal person, a BMI of 28 could be obese, but for a 
>> weightlifter, because of all those heavy muscles, a BMI of 30 still 
>> is not obese. So that would be evaluations.
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>> Bert
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