Constrain time ranges in CDA R3
|Submitted by: Keith W. Boone (Kboone)||Revision date: 20:42, 24 March 2009 (UTC)|
|Submitted date: 20:42, 24 March 2009 (UTC)||Change request ID: <<Change Request ID>>|
HL7 Data types allow for time ranges to be specified by any two of low, high, center and width. There are six different combinations here. I have found only two of the six to be necessary: low and high, or width alone when a time range is known, but not it's anchors.
The rationale for constaining this is that it dramatically simplifies how the information is stored without any loss in what is conveyed.
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(Resolution is to be recorded here and in the referenced minutes, which are the authoritative source of resolution).