Blood Pressure Measurement Site Refset

Use Case(s)

Values used to record the site of a measurement of blood pressure.


Blood pressure measurement site refset

Purpose of Refset

This reference set contains values used to result the body location where a blood pressure was measured, referencing the LOINC term "Blood pressure measurement site", 8885-6.

Examples of what to include

Both arterial sites ("left femoral artery") and surface sites ("left arm") are included.

Examples of what to exclude

Body locations where a blood pressure is not measured.

Zero or one OR Zero or more

Zero or one

Editorial Guidelines

The value set should be derived from children of 123037004 |Body structure (body structure)| .

Similar SOLOR Refsets (assemblages)

141000205107 |Wound anatomic location reference set (foundation metadata concept)| reference set lists skin body locations where wounds can occur. This refset will list body locations where a blood pressure can be measured

Associated Value Set

FHIMS (Jay Lyle) has created a value set that is not yet published. We will update, publish and use this value set. Blood pressure measurement site OID 2.16.840.1.113883.3.2074.1.1.49. VSAC Body Site Value Set OID 2.16.840.1.113883. contains all SNOMED CT anatomic structures, locations, abnormal structures that can be considered to describe an anatomical site.