Body Temperature Measurement Site Refset

Use Case(s)

A clinician wishes to record the site of a body temperature measurement.


Body temperature measurement site refset

Purpose of Refset

This reference set contains values used to result the body location where a body temperature was measured, referencing the LOINC term "Body temperature measurement site", 8327-9.

Examples of what to include

Example temperature locations include tympanic membrane, oral, and rectal.

Examples of what to exclude

This does not include temperatures of inanimate objects.

Zero or one OR Zero or more

One and only one.

Editorial Guidelines

Reference set should only contain body locations.

Similar SOLOR Refsets (assemblages)

Wound location

Associated Value Sets

FHIMS (Jay Lyle) has created a value set that is not yet published. We will update, publish and use this value set. Patient body temperature measurement site OID   2.16.840.1.113762.1.4.1143.177