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LOINC Users’ Guide Section 7
Version
v2021
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Updated
June 2021
This document is the seventh section of the Users’ Guide for LOINC. LOINC is an international standard for identifying health measurements, observations and documents such as laboratory and clinical test results.

Section 7 explains how LOINC ‘panel’ codes are created to represent and link to a group of related elements, such as vital signs or urinalysis.

Main sections:

• Types of results found in panels

• LOINC rules for panel names

• Representing conditionality

• Approach to creating and defining distinct panels in LOINC
Access LOINC Users’ Guide: 7 – Panels (batteries) v2021

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