ARCHETYPE Body segment - area (openEHR-EHR-OBSERVATION.body_segment_area.v0)

ARCHETYPE IDopenEHR-EHR-OBSERVATION.body_segment_area.v0
ConceptBody segment - area
DescriptionMeasurement of the cross-sectional area of an identified part of the body.
UseUse to record the calculation of the cross-sectional area of an identified part of the body including an indication of the relative location of the measurement point, if required. For example: to record the estimation of a mid upper arm area at the mid point between the acromion process of the scapula and the olecranon process of the ulna This measurement may be recorded and tracked over time, for example to provide insight into the shape and proportions of an individual's body for purposes of clinical, anthropometric or ergonomic assessment, to record the measurement of abnormal clinical findings or observations in order to track the progress of a condition or disease. Common parameters that are measured as circumferences have been added to the DV_CODED_TEXT data type in the 'Body segment' data element. As further parameters are identified, these can be added to this list over time. It is possible to record the difference between measurements of the same body segment measured from each side of the body, for example the difference in upper arm muscle area, using the 'Area' data element associated with the 'Difference between sides' event.
MisuseNot to be used to record common body segment measurements that have been modelled as separate archetypes: - for Body height/length - use OBSERVATION.height; - for Head circumference - use OBSERVATION.head_circumference; - for Hip circumference - use OBSERVATION.hip_circumference; - for Waist circumference - use OBSERVATION.waist_circumference; and - for Chest circumference - use OBSERVATION.chest_circumference. Not to be used to record a body surface area measurement - use the OBSERVATION.body_surface_area for this purpose. Not to be used to record the area of an internal body organ or a lesion. Not to be used to record the length, height or width measured between two identified points on the body - use OBSERVATION.body_segment_length for this purpose. Not to be used to record the circumference of a body segment - use OBSERVATION.body_segment_circumference for this purpose.
PurposeTo record the measurement of the cross-sectional area of an identified part of the body.
ReferencesDe Mits S, Coorevits P, De Clercq D, Elewaut D, Woodburn J, Roosen P. Reliability and validity of the INFOOT three-dimensional foot digitizer for patients with rheumatoid arthritis. J Am Podiatr Med Assoc. 2011 May-Jun;101(3):198-207. PubMed PMID: 21622631.

Drillis R, Contini R, Bluestein M. Body Segment Parameters; a survey of measurement techniques. Artif Limbs. 1964;8:44-66. PubMed PMID: 14208177. Available from: http://www.oandplibrary.org/al/1964_01_044.asp.

Gordon, Claire C. et. al. 1988 Anthropometric Survey of U.S. Personnel: Summary Statistics Interim Report [Internet]. March 1989 [cited 2019 Mar 25]. Available from: https://multisite.eos.ncsu.edu/www-ergocenter-ncsu-edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/18/2016/06/Anthropometric-Detailed-Data-Tables.pdf.

Man-Systems Integration Standards,Volume 1, Section 3. [Internet]. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Anthropometry and biomechanics; [cited 2019 Mar 25]. Available from: https://msis.jsc.nasa.gov/sections/section03.htm.

National health and nutrition examination survey III: Body Measurements (Anthropometry) [Internet]. Rockville, MD: Westat, Inc; 1988 Oct [cited 2019 May 10]. Available from: https://wwwn.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhanes3/manuals/anthro.pdf.
Copyright© openEHR Foundation
AuthorsAuthor name: Heather Leslie
Organisation: Atomica Informatics, Australia
Email: heather.leslie@atomicainformatics.com
Date originally authored: 2019-03-07
Other Details LanguageAuthor name: Heather Leslie
Organisation: Atomica Informatics, Australia
Email: heather.leslie@atomicainformatics.com
Date originally authored: 2019-03-07
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Micaela Thierley, Helse Bergen, Norway
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