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OO CR119 - Clarify Newborn timeframe

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Submitted by: Freida Hall Revision date: <<Revision Date>>
Submitted date: January 09, 2013 Change request ID: OO CR119 - Clarify Newborn timeframe
Standard/IG: Standard Artifact ID, Name: <<Artifact ID, Name>>


The LRI IG contains a Newborn profile but never defines the time period patient is considered a newborn


Add usage note to PID-7 Date/Time of Birth. Usage Note: The definition of "Newborn" for purposes of the LRI IG is for newborn screenings; the timeframe is up to 120 hours/5 days.


Recommend as errata to the LRI IG


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  • 26-Mar-2013 - Motion to accept instead of the recommendation above the same language as being incorporated into LOI IG as errata:
    • Newborn – a human infant from the time of birth through the 28th day of life per Mosby's Medical Dictionary, 8th edition. © 2009, Elsevier, and the World Health Organization standardization for perinatal definitions.
    • Riki Merrick, Bob Yencha
    • Against: 0; Abstain: 0; In Favor: 12