Findings such as a wound or a mass are oftentimes mapped relative to a landmark according to the clock face position. For example, a breast mass could be in the two o’clock position two centimeters from the left nipple.
Clock Face Position Reference Set
Purpose of Refset
This reference set is used to describe the clock face position the relative direction of an clinical finding described using the analogy of a 12-hour clock. One imagines a clock face lying either upright or flat in front of oneself, and identifies the twelve hour markings with the directions in which they point.
Examples of what to include
The 12 hours on the clock face.
Examples of what to exclude
Clock face time in minutes
Zero or one OR Zero or more
Zero or One
Hour time (not half hour) descendants of 272485000 | Clockface position (qualifier value) |.
Similar SOLOR Refsets (assemblages)
Associated Value Sets
LOINC List LL2218-7 Clock position / A clock position is the relative direction of an object described using the analogy of a 12-hour clock. For example, 12 o'clock means ahead or above, 3 o'clock means to the right, 6 o'clock means behind or below, and 9 o'clock means to the left.