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Definition

representation of an issue related to the health of a subject of care as identified by one or more healthcare actors

 

This is a concrete item and can be implemented directly

Term: health issue; 
Plural: health issues; 

Notes

NOTE According to this definition, a health issue can correspond to a health problem, a disease, an illness or another kind of health condition.

Examples

EXAMPLES A loss of weight, a heart attack, a drug addiction, an injury, dermatitis.

UML class diagram

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0..* 1..* addresses ► 0..* 1..* addresses ► 0..* 1..* ◄ is centred on 1 0..* determines ► 0..* 1..* addresses ► 0..* 1 ◄ is centred on clinical process: healthcare process encompassing all healthcare provider activities and other prescribed healthcare activities that addresses identified or specified health issues clinical process healthcare matter: representation of a matter related to the health of a subject of care and/or the provision of healthcare to that subject of care, as identified by one or more healthcare actors healthcare matter clinical guideline: set of systematically developed statements to assist the decisions made by healthcare actors about healthcare activities to be performed with regard to specified health issues clinical guideline health condition: observed or potential observable aspects of the health state at a given time health condition health issue: representation of an issue related to the health of a subject of care as identified by one or more healthcare actors health issue healthcare provider activity: healthcare activity performed by a healthcare provider healthcare provider activity healthcare activity period element: part of a healthcare activity period during which one health issue is specifically addressed healthcare activity period element episode of care: health related period during which healthcare activities are performed to address one health issue as identified by one healthcare professional[ episode of care care plan: dynamic, personalized plan including identified needed healthcare activities, health objectives and healthcare goals, relating to one or more specified health issues in a healthcare process care plan
health issue

Required associations

Optional associations

a number of healthcare provider activities addresses one or more health issues
a number of clinical guidelines is centred on one or more health issues
a number of care plans addresses one or more health issues
exactly one health issue determines a number of healthcare activity period elements
a number of episodes of care is centred on exactly one health issue
a number of clinical processes addresses one or more health issues

Generalisations

    healthcare matter
health issue

Specialisations

health issue
    health condition
        health problem
        potential health condition
            considered condition
                working diagnosis
                excluded condition
            prognostic condition
            risk condition
            target condition
        observed condition
            resultant condition
            professionally assessed condition
                working diagnosis


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