BMI archetype

Bert Verhees bert.verhees at rosa.nl
Tue Apr 11 05:39:17 EDT 2017


Let us stick to one subject of a time, else the discussion will become 
confusing.

What is your *good* definition of Observation and Evaluation, on which 
base you disagree with what others write about it?


On 11-04-17 11:17, GF wrote:
> 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.
>
> Gerard   Freriks
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> gfrer at luna.nl <mailto:gfrer at luna.nl>
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>> On 11 Apr 2017, at 10:36, Bert Verhees <bert.verhees at rosa.nl 
>> <mailto:bert.verhees at rosa.nl>> wrote:
>>
>> 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?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Gerard   Freriks
>>> +31 620347088
>>> gfrer at luna.nl <mailto:gfrer at luna.nl>
>>>
>>> Kattensingel  20
>>> 2801 CA Gouda
>>> the Netherlands
>>>
>>>> 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.
>>>>
>>>> Bert
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
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