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possible future or current health condition described by a healthcare actor


This is an abstract item and should be implemented through one of the concrete specialisations

Term: potential health condition; 
Plural: potential health conditions; 


NOTE 1 A potential health condition is not yet observed, but represents an imagined, possible observation of aspects of a current or future health state.

NOTE 2 A potential health condition can only be fully supported through the use of one of its specializations.


Diagrammatic representation

Simple graph - potential health condition

Required associations

one or more healthcare actors describes a number of potential health conditions
a number of potential health conditions represents potential aspects of exactly one health state

Optional associations


            healthcare matter
        health issue
    health condition
potential health condition