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 measured 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. When recording the first length of an infant shortly after birth, "birth length", use the event "Birth". 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 an adjusted height, a calculation of the full height of a person who for example are missing parts or all of the lower limbs, or has contractures. A calculated body weight may be based on measurements of other body parts and an algorithm. Use specific archetypes for this purpose. 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 - either measured or approximated, and either in a standing or recumbent position.
ReferencesWilks 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: https://www.gosh.nhs.uk/health-professionals/clinical-guidelines/height-measuring-childyoung-person
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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
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Grethe Almenning, Bergen kommune, Norway
Tomas Alme, DIPS ASA, Norway
Vebjørn Arntzen, Oslo universitetssykehus HF, Norway (Nasjonal IKT redaktør)
Silje Ljosland Bakke, Nasjonal IKT HF, Norway (openEHR Editor)
Lars Bitsch-Larsen, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
Marja Buur, Medisch Centrum Alkmaar, Netherlands
Rong Chen, Cambio Healthcare Systems, Sweden
Lisbeth Dahlhaug, Helse Midt - Norge IT, Norway
Hans Demski, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany
Paul Donaldson, Nursing Informatics Australia, Australia
Torsten Eken, Oslo universitetssykehus HF, Ullevål, Norway
Einar Fosse, UNN HF, Norwegian Centre for Integrated Care and Telemedicine, Norway
Sebastian Garde, Ocean Informatics, Germany
Mikkel Gaup Grønmo, FSE, Helse Nord, Norway (Nasjonal IKT redaktør)
Soon Ghee Yap, Singapore Health Services Pte Ltd, Singapore
Anneke Goossen, Results 4 Care, Netherlands
Gyri Gradek, Senter for medisinsk genetikk og molekylærmedisin, Haukeland Universitetssykehus, Norway
Heather Grain, Llewelyn Informatics, Australia
Anne Harbison, Australia
Knut Harboe, Stavanger Universitetssjukehus, Norway
Sam Heard, Ocean Informatics, Australia
Ingrid Heitmann, Oslo universitetssykehus HF, Norway
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Omer Hotomaroglu, Turkey
Jan Inge Sørheim, Helse Bergen, Haukeland uniersitetssjukehus, Norway
Lars Ivar Mehlum, Nasjonal IKT HF, Norway
Sundaresan Jagannathan, Scottish NHS, United Kingdom
Andrew James, University of Toronto, Canada
Tom Jarl Jakobsen, Helse Bergen, Norway
Pétur Júlíusson, Barneklinikken, HUS og K2, UIB, Norway
Sabine Leh, Helse Bergen, Norway
Heather Leslie, Atomica Informatics, Australia (openEHR Editor)
Rikard Lovstrom, Swedish Medical Association, Sweden
Camilla Lund, Institute for Cancer Genetics and Informatics, Norway
Hallvard Lærum, Direktoratet for e-helse, Norway
Arne Løberg Sæter, DIPS ASA, Norway
Ian McNicoll, freshEHR Clinical Informatics, United Kingdom (openEHR Editor)
Jeroen Meintjen, Medisch Centrum Alkmaar, Netherlands
Bjørn Næss, DIPS ASA, Norway
Tilde Ostborg, SUS, Norway
Anne Pauline Anderssen, Helse Nord RHF, Norway
Rune Pedersen, Universitetssykehuset i Nord Norge, Norway
Thomas Schopf, University Hospital of North-Norway, Norway
Thilo Schuler, Germany
Kari Sygnestveit, Helse Bergen, Norway
Line Sæle, Nasjonal IKT HF, Norway
Micaela Thierley, Helse Bergen/Haraldsplass sykehus, Norway
John Tore Valand, Haukeland Universitetssjukehus, Norway (Nasjonal IKT redaktør)
Karl Trygve Kalleberg, Oslo Universitetssykehus, Norway, 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, Åsa Skagerhult, Tieto Sweden AB, Region Östergötland, ext.kirsi.poikela@tieto.com, asa.skagerhult@regionostergotland.se
Finnish: Vesa Peltola, Tieto Finland, vesa.peltola@tieto.com
Spanish (Argentina): Dr. Leonardo Der Jachadurian, Bitios.com, Medical Doctor (Internal Medicine Specialist)
Norwegian Bokmål: Lars Bitsch-Larsen, University Hospital of Bergen Norway., MD,DEAA, MBA, specialist in anesthesia, specialist in tropical medicine
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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