Including reference range in archetypes

Dileep V S dileep at healthelife.in
Thu Apr 13 05:13:18 EDT 2017


Thanks Ian,

I will explore your pointers in details and come back if I need any help.

regards

Dileep V S
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On Thu, Apr 13, 2017 at 1:52 PM, Ian McNicoll <ian at freshehr.com> wrote:

> Hi Dileep,
>
> This is a common scenario, that right now is mostly handled in application
> code.
>
> My understanding of normal_range/reference_ranges (part of the quantity
> model) is that these are intended to carry the normal ranges that apply to
> a biological observation such as lab_test or perhaps imaging_ exam, rather
> than (as in your case) a sort of rule that is applied to caclulate or
> categorise risk.
>
> The most high profile comparable example I know of , is the NEWS score.
>
> Archetype at NEWS (UK RCP), Published archetype [Internet]. openEHR
> Foundation, openEHR Clinical Knowledge Manager [cited: 2017-04-13].
> Available from: http://openehr.org/ckm/#showArchetype_1013.1.2423
>
> Rules at https://www.mdcalc.com/national-early-warning-score-news
>
> I would expect a UI to colour-code each component in a similar fashion, to
> indicate potential risk.
>
> You might want to explore GDL, which is an extension to openEHR that acts
> as a glue layer between archetypes and those sort of rules.
>
> http://www.openehr.org/releases/CDS/latest/docs/GDL/GDL.html
>
> There is also some interest in folding aspects of GDL inside archetypes as
> part of the 'rules' aspect of ADL. One of the barriers to getting this
> working at scale, is deciding what 'vendor-neutral' rules definition
> language to use. Not everyone is a fan of javascript but I do see some
> potential in this space given its ubiquity in the market.
>
> I'm not sure I have answered your question!!
>
> Regards,
>
> Ian
>
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> On 12 April 2017 at 11:36, Dileep V S <dileep at healthelife.in> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I am trying to create an archetype that screens for health risks. All the
>> questions have ordinal data. Based on the values selected for the
>> questions, the consolidate risk value is calculated.
>>
>> I want the UIi to display appropriate warnings (coloring the risk value
>> etc) based on a reference range for the value. How can I include the
>> reference range in the archetype so that the UI can read that and display
>> the warnings?
>>
>> thanks for the help
>> regards
>> Dileep V S
>> *Founder*
>> HealtheLife Ventures LLP
>> m: +91 9632888113 <+91%2096328%2088113>
>> a: 103, Innovation Centre, IIIT, Electronics City, Bangalore 560100
>> w: healthelife.in  e: dileep at healthelife.in
>>
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