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Definition

health condition observed by a healthcare actor

 

This is a concrete item and can be implemented directly

Term: observed condition; 
Synonym: observed health condition; 
Plural: observed conditions; 

Notes

NOTE 1 healthcare professionals and subjects of care are examples of healthcare actors that can perceive the observed aspect of a health state.

NOTE 2 An observed condition is a health issue and as such is a representation of aspect(s) of the health state.

Examples

EXAMPLES: A blood pressure, a swelling in the abdomen, tachycardia, body weight, lung infiltration on x-ray, a haemoglobin value, pale skin.

UML class diagram

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1 1 ◄ has been observed during 0..* 0..* reveals ► 1 0..* is observed as ► 0..* 1..* ◄ is not consistent with 0..* 1..* ◄ is consistent with 1..* 0..* has observed ► 0..* 1..* ◄ is based on health condition period: health related period during which a health condition has been observed health condition period working diagnosis: considered condition that one or more healthcare professionals have determined to be the most consistent with the currently known observed conditions working diagnosis excluded condition: considered condition that one or more healthcare professionals have determined not to be consistent with the known observed conditions excluded condition health state: physical and mental functions, body structure, personal factors, activity, participation and environmental aspects as the composite health of a subject of care health state healthcare investigation: healthcare activity element with the intention to clarify one or more health conditions of a subject of care healthcare investigation resultant condition: observed condition representing an output health state resultant condition considered condition: potential health condition considered by a healthcare actor on the basis of one or more observed conditions considered condition observed condition: health condition observed by a healthcare actor observed condition professionally assessed condition: observed condition assessed by a healthcare professional concerning the genesis, the course, the severity or the impact of the health state professionally assessed condition health condition: observed or potential observable aspects of the health state at a given time health condition healthcare actor: organization or person participating in healthcare healthcare actor
observed condition

Required associations

one or more healthcare actors has observed a number of observed conditions
exactly one health state is observed as a number of observed conditions
exactly one observed condition has been observed during exactly one health condition period

Optional associations

a number of considered conditions is based on one or more observed conditions
a number of healthcare investigations reveals a number of observed conditions
a number of excluded conditions is not consistent with one or more observed conditions
a number of working diagnoses is consistent with one or more observed conditions

Generalisations

            healthcare matter
        health issue
    health condition
observed condition


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