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  1. FHIR Specification Feedback
  2. FHIR-19772

fix definition of normal type

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    • FHIR Core (FHIR)
    • STU3
    • Orders & Observations
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      See Zulip chat:

      https://chat.fhir.org/#narrow/stream/103-Orders-and.20Observation.20WG/subject/ReferenceRange.20value.20set.20-.20type.2Fmeaning

      ref range valueset definition of normal is too strict propose changing it from:

      http://build.fhir.org/valueset-referencerange-meaning.html

      From

      "Within two standard deviations from the mean and accounting for 95.45% of the relevant control population."

      To

      "Values expected for a member of the relevant control population being measured. Typically each results producer such as a laboratory has specific normal ranges and they are usually defined as within two standard deviations from the mean and account for 95.45% of this population."

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            ehaas Eric Haas
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