Parent nodes of template element with id 2.16.840.1.1138188.8.131.52.2.7
valid from 2012‑01‑12 status draft
This section defines all interventional, surgical, diagnostic, or therapeutic procedures
or treatments pertinent to the patient historically at the time the document
is generated. The section is intended to include notable procedures, but can contain
all procedures for the period of time being summarized. The common notion of "procedure"
than that specified by the HL7 Version 3 Reference Information Model (RIM). Therefore
this section contains procedure templates represented with three RIM classes: Act.
and Procedure. Procedure act is for procedures the alter that physical condition of
a patient (Splenectomy). Observation act is for procedures that result in new information
patient but do not cause physical alteration (EEG). Act is for all other types of
procedures (dressing change). The length of an encounter is documented in the
documentationOf/encompassingEncounter/effectiveTime and length of service in documentationOf/ServiceEvent/effectiveTime.