Body Position Refset

This refset includes body positions the patient may be in when a procedure is performed. NOTE that this should not be specific to blood pressure because it will be reused for other procedures.

Use Case(s)

A clinician wishes to record the body position of a patient such as while measuring blood pressure.


Body position refset

Purpose of Refset

This reference set contains concepts used to result the patient's body position, referencing the LOINC term "Body position with respect to gravity" 8361-8 .

Examples of what to include

This reference set includes concepts that describe the position of the human body when a measurement was taking such as sitting, standing, prone, etc. 

Examples of what to exclude

No specific examples of content to exclude

Zero or one OR Zero or more

Zero or one

Editorial Guidelines

The value set should be derived from children of 9851009 |Body position finding (finding)|.

Similar SOLOR Refsets (assemblages)


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 position OID 2.16.840.1.113883.3.2074.1.1.61