We are doing some work on LOINC mapping to openEHR and are finding a common requirement to express ‘measured/estimated/stated’
8351-9 Body weight Measured, without clothes 3142-7 Body weight Stated 8335-2 Body weight Estimated
Only Fluid output has Method (Estimated /Stated) - is there an argument for creating a cluster archetype or adding method to Body weight and other comparable archetypes ?
LOINC is going to become increasingly important because of its use in FHIR, and as I understand it that all LOINC codes will be reflected in SNOMED.
Here is a snapshot of some of the LOINC codes with a method of Estimated