gfrer at luna.nl
Tue Apr 11 05:17:07 EDT 2017
I read NO definition of Observation.
I see NO definition section.
A good definition is a text that precisely denotes a concept and is written such that the defined term can be substituted by that text without any changes.
A good definition is not using the concept name in its definition.
gfrer at luna.nl
2801 CA Gouda
> On 11 Apr 2017, at 10:36, Bert Verhees <bert.verhees at rosa.nl> wrote:
> Read for yourself Gerard:
> http://www.openehr.org/releases/RM/latest/docs/ehr/ehr.html <http://www.openehr.org/releases/RM/latest/docs/ehr/ehr.html>
> On 11-04-17 10:23, GF wrote:
>> What are the definitions?
>> Gerard Freriks
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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:
>>> It is clear to me.
>>> 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.
>>> 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.
>>> 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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