WalkDistance

The Walk Distance is related to the physical activity and movement of people and serve to find a qualifying statement to the fitness of a person.

Description

Walk Distance is a specific data objectto store  Walk Distance e.g. observed by pedometer.

Use

– Documentation of walk distance
– Actual or past measurements
– For a specific period in time
– in ambulant settings

Not use

– Not defined

Data Model

Walk Distance is a measurement object without any specific attributes. See Measurement for more information.

Rules

Time unit for duration should be minute.

If timespan given, end date must be larger then start date.

Parameter Codes

Following LOINC codes can be used to specify the parameter code:

loinc_num component system property time_aspct scale_typ method_typ
41953-1 Walk distance ^Patient Len 24H Qn Calculated
41954-9 Walk distance ^Patient Len 24H^mean Qn Calculated
41955-6 Walk distance ^Patient Len 1W Qn Calculated
55430-3 Walk distance ^Patient Len XXX Qn Pedometer
64098-7 Walk distance ^Patient Len 6M Qn

For measurements by pedometer use LOINC 55430-3.

Enums

See Measurement Enums for more information.

Catalogs

See Measurement Catalogs for more information.

Update Rhythm

Walk Distance can be recorded as often as it is performed. Use specific LOINC codes to specify.

Schema

See Measurement Schema for further information.

Compatible Standards

No EHR or Tenscan standards.