An operation is an instrumentally surgical procedure to the human body. Usually it is used for therapeutically reasons.


Used for describing the operation with necessary information like date or complications.


– Use to store information about operations only.

Not use

– Not use information about other examinations.

Data Model

Name Type M Description Example
code CodedValue A Code from am codesystem belonging to operations (e.g. OPS). “5-428.4“
complications String Describe the complications after surgery. “Patients new liver is rejected.”
description String Describe the operation itself. “Liver transplantation”
number String Number in case of payoff. /
operationDate Date Date, the operation was performed. “2014-10-13”
side String The laterality of operation. “Left”
transectionSutureTime String The Time of trensection suture. “10:13:12”


At least a code must be recorded.

Update Rhythm

Create a new object for every operation.


“id”: “/core/Operation”,
“$schema”: “http://json-schema.org/draft-04/schema#”,
“type”: “object”,
“properties”: {
“code”: {
“$ref”: “/core/CodedValue”
“complications”: {
“type”: “string”
“description”: {
“type”: “string”
“number”: {
“type”: “string”
“operationDate”: {
“$ref”: “/core/Date”
“side”: {
“type”: “string”
“transectionSutureTime”: {
“type”: “string”
“additionalProperties”: false

Compatible Standards