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Name: be.en.hd.BodyTemperature
Version: 0.0.1
Status: Draft


DCM::ContactInformation.Address *
DCM::ContactInformation.Name *
DCM::ContactInformation.Telecom *
DCM::ContentAuthorList Clinical Building Blocks Expert Group &
DCM::CreationDate 12-11-2012
DCM::DescriptionLanguage en
DCM::Id 2.16.840.1.113883.
DCM::KeywordList temperatuur, lichaamstemperatuur
DCM::LifecycleStatus Draft
DCM::ModelerList Clinical Building Blocks Expert Group &
DCM::Name be.en.hd.BodyTemperature
DCM::ReviewerList Clinical Building Blocks Expert Group &
DCM::RevisionDate 05-01-2016
DCM::Version 0.0.1

Revision History


Measuring and documenting the body temperature of a person as a surrogate for a person’s central body temperature (the highest temperature at the centre of the torso)


Measuring the body temperature is of medical importance. A number of diseases are accompanied by characteristic changes in body temperature. The symptoms of some diseases can be tracked by measuring the body temperature. The healthcare provider can use this temperature development to determine the effect of the treatment.

Information model

Refer to the legend page for more information about the used types and data types

rootconcept BodyTemperature
Definition Root concept of the BodyTemperature building block. This root concept contains all data elements of the BodyTemperature building block.
Type Zib.png
data TemperatureValue
Definition Body temperature is the temperature inside the body, measured in °C (degrees Celsius). The measurement method must be specified for a correct interpretation of the measurement value.
Datatype PQ.png
DCM::ExampleValue 37,3 °C (graden Celcius)
data TemperatureDateTime
Definition Date and time of measurement.
Datatype TS.png
data Explanation
Definition Comments or details that may be of importance in interpreting the measurement value.
Datatype ST.png
data TemperatureType
Definition The anatomical location where the body temperature was measured.
Datatype CD.png
DCM::ValueSet File:List.png TemperatureTypeCodeList OID: 2.16.840.1.113883.

Code Lists



Concept Name Concept Code Coding Syst. Name Coding System OID Description
Rectal temperature 307047009 SNOMED CT 2.16.840.1.113883.6.96 Rectale temperatuur
Oral temperature 415945006 SNOMED CT 2.16.840.1.113883.6.96 Orale temperatuur (onder de tong)
Axillary temperature 415882003 SNOMED CT 2.16.840.1.113883.6.96 Axillaire temperatuur (onder de oksel)
Groin temperature 415929009 SNOMED CT 2.16.840.1.113883.6.96 Inguinale temperatuur (via de lies)
Tympanic temperature 415974002 SNOMED CT 2.16.840.1.113883.6.96 Tympanische temperatuur
Forehead temperature 415922000 SNOMED CT 2.16.840.1.113883.6.96 Temporale temperatuur
Temperature of vagina 364246006 SNOMED CT 2.16.840.1.113883.6.96 Vaginale temperatuur
Bladder temperature 698832009 SNOMED CT 2.16.840.1.113883.6.96 Blaastemperatuur
Core body temperature 276885007 SNOMED CT 2.16.840.1.113883.6.96 Kern temperatuur (invasief gemeten)


1. Parelsnoer DCM Lichaamstemperatuur v0.10 [Online] Beschikbaar op: [Geraadpleegd: 23 februari 2015].

2. openEHR-EHR-OBSERVATION.temperature.v1[Online] Beschikbaar op: [Geraadpleegd: 23 februari 2015].