This is the severity status of an item.
This table is being finalized at this time. This table is for illustrative purposes only and is subject to change.
Context of use: severity element (item)
|Code||Meaning (English)||Meaning (French)||Meaning (Dutch)||Meaning (German)||SNOMED-CT|
|normal||Normal (for all service types)|
|abnormal||Abnormal (for nominal observations, all service types)|
|veryabnormal||Abnormal alert (for nominal observations and all service types)|
|veryhigh||Above upper alert threshold (for quantitative observations)|
|extremelyhigh||particularly above upper alert threshold|
|high||Above high normal (for quantitative observations)|
|low||Below low normal (for quantitative observations)|
|verylow||Below lower alert threshold (for quantitative observations)|
|extremelylow||particularly below lower alert threshold|
<item> ... <severity> <cd S="CD-SEVERITY" SV="1.0">veryabnormal</cd> </severity> ... </item> Explanation: This means that the problem revealed by the item is particularly abnormal.