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  1. FHIR Specification Feedback
  2. FHIR-38893

Definition of Specified SFCU

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    • Resolution: Persuasive with Modification
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    • FHIR Core (FHIR)
    • R5
    • Patient Administration
    • Terminologies - Systems
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      Specified and Unknown differ based upon the updated definitions approved by the GHP membership as listed below:

       
      Code: Specified
      Display: Apply specified setting or reference range; 
      Definition: Available data indicates that diagnostics, analytics, and treatment best practices may be undefined or not aligned with sex-derived reference populations. Additional information may be available in the form of comments and/or observations.
       
      Code: UNK (Null Flavor)
      Display: Unknown clinical parameter setting or reference range; 
      Definition: No pertinent data available.

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      Specified and Unknown differ based upon the updated definitions approved by the GHP membership as listed below:   Code: Specified Display: Apply specified setting or reference range;  Definition: Available data indicates that diagnostics, analytics, and treatment best practices may be undefined or not aligned with sex-derived reference populations. Additional information may be available in the form of comments and/or observations.   Code: UNK (Null Flavor) Display: Unknown clinical parameter setting or reference range;  Definition: No pertinent data available.
    • Rob McClure / Brian Postlethwaite : 8-0-2
    • Clarification
    • Non-substantive
    • R5

      Since "specified" may also be undefined, it seems similar to "unknown". The definition for "specified" in Table 0828 of the v2.9..1 specification is clearer.

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            steven_nichols Steven Nichols
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