ARCHETYPE Height/Length (openEHR-EHR-OBSERVATION.height.v2)

ARCHETYPE IDopenEHR-EHR-OBSERVATION.height.v2
ConceptHeight/Length
DescriptionHeight, or body length, is measured from crown of head to sole of foot.
UseTo be used for recording the actual height or body length of an individual at any point in time. A statement identifying the physical incompleteness of the body can be recorded in the 'Confounding factors' protocol element, if required. This is the usual archetype to be used for a typical measurement of height or body length, independent of the clinical setting. Can also be used for recording an approximation of height or body length measurement in a clinical scenario where it is not possible to measure an accurate height or length - for example, measuring an uncooperative child. This is not modelled explicitly in the archetype as the openEHR Reference model allows approximations for any Quantity data type by setting the attribute Magnitude_status to the value '~'. At implementation, for example, an application user interface could allow clinicians to select an appropriately labelled check box adjacent to the Height data field to indicate that the recorded height is an approximation, rather than actual. In general, length measurements are recommended for children under 2 years of age and individuals who cannot stand; height measurements for all others. Ideally, height is measured standing on both feet with weight distributed evenly, heels together and both buttocks and heels in contact with a vertical back board; body length is measured in a fully extended, supine position with the pelvis flat, legs extended and feet flexed. Use to record growth or loss of height. This can currently be modelled by constraining the 'any event' to an interval event within a template, with the associated mathematical function of increase or decrease, as appropriate.
MisuseNot to be used to record the adjusted height or body length eg a calculation of the estimated full height of a person with limb contractures, based on other body part measurements and/or an algorithm - use OBSERVATION.height-adjusted. Not to be used to record growth velocity. Not to be used to record the length of an object or specific body part.
PurposeTo record the length of the body from crown of head to sole of foot of an individual - both actual and approximate, and either in a standing or recumbent position.
ReferencesDerived from: <Add reference to original resource here>
Wilks Z, Bryan S, Mead V and Davies EH. Clinical guideline: Height, measuring a child [Internet]. London, United Kingdom: UCL Institute of Child Health; 2008 Apr 01 [cited 2009 Jul 28 ]. Available from: http://www.ich.ucl.ac.uk/clinical_information/clinical_guidelines/cpg_guideline_00060
Copyright© openEHR Foundation, HiGHmed
AuthorsAuthor name: Sam Heard
Organisation: Ocean Informatics
Email: sam.heard@oceaninformatics.com
Date originally authored: 2006-03-09
Other Details LanguageAuthor name: Sam Heard
Organisation: Ocean Informatics
Email: sam.heard@oceaninformatics.com
Date originally authored: 2006-03-09
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Keywordsshrinkage, increase, decrease, height loss, height, length, growth
Lifecyclein_development
UID71b0bb82-081b-4a38-809d-455a939953dd
Language useden
Citeable Identifier1246.145.35
Revision Number2.0.0-alpha
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Marja Buur, Medisch Centrum Alkmaar/ Code24, Netherlands
Rong Chen, Cambio Healthcare Systems, Sweden
Hans Demski, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany
Paul Donaldson, Nursing Informatics Australia, Australia
Sebastian Garde, Ocean Informatics, Germany
Anneke Goossen, Results 4 Care, Netherlands
Heather Grain, Llewelyn Grain Informatics, Australia
Anne Harbison, Australia
Sam Heard, Ocean Informatics, Australia
Omer Hotomaroglu, Turkey
Sundaresan Jagannathan, Scottish NHS, United Kingdom
Andrew James, University of Toronto, Canada
Heather Leslie, Atomica Informatics, Australia (openEHR Editor)
Rikard Lovstrom, Swedish Medical Association, Sweden
Ian McNicoll, freshEHR Clinical Informatics, United Kingdom (openEHR Editor)
Jeroen Meintjen, Medisch Centrum Alkmaar, Netherlands
Thilo Schuler, Germany
Soon Ghee Yap, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore, originalLanguage=en, translators=German: Jasmin Buck, Sebastian Garde, University of Heidelberg, Ocean Informatics
Russian: Andrey Tsaplin, ДГП 99 г. Москвы, Russian Medical State University
Swedish: Kirsi Poikela, Tieto Sweden AB, ext.kirsi.poikela@tieto.com
Spanish (Argentina): Dr. Leonardo Der Jachadurian, Bitios.com, Medical Doctor (Internal Medicine Specialist)
Portuguese (Brazil): Marco Borges, P2D, marco.borges@p2d.com.br, P2D Health Advisor Council
Arabic (Syria): Mona Saleh
Farsi: Shahla Foozonkhah, Ocean Informatics
Chinese (PRC): Lin Zhang, BIPH, linforest@163.com, ?
Dutch: Marja Buur, Medisch Centrum Alkmaar, m.buur-krom@mca.nl
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