BS EN 12435:2006 - Health informatics. Expression of results of measurements in health sciences

BS EN 12435:2006

Health informatics. Expression of results of measurements in health sciences

Status : Current, Under review   Published : June 2006



This document is intended for use by parties to the design, development, acquisition, use and monitoring of health-care related information and information systems. It provides a list of units of measurement to be used in representing values of measurable quantities in health sciences. The International System of Units forms the basis for this EN. Units with their associated kinds-of-quantity are arranged in order of dimension in Tables 1, 2 and 4 (Clause 5), and in Annex A. Different kinds-of-quantity may apply to a given combination of component(s) and system. Often the different quantities are interconvertible and examples of such interconvertibility are given in Annex C. Tables of conversion factors (Annex A) are provided from units in current use to SI units or their multiples. To represent the result of a measurement (Clause 6), this EN addresses requirements for the following: ¾ relational operator (Clause 4) ¾ numerical value (Subclause 6.1) ¾ uncertainty of measurement (Subclause 6.2; Annex D) ¾ unit of measurement (Clause 5). This EN covers the requirements for representation of these data elements in displayed and printed form, and provides an approach for support of languages in non-Roman alphabets (Clause 7). The scope of this standard is limited to textual representation. Support is not provided for the display or printing of images or graphs. This standard does not cover the requirements for expression of the results of measurements in speech, speech synthesis or handwriting. It does not cover the form and syntax of requests for clinical measurements, nor detailed aspects of data transmission. It refers the user to other CEN standards that address the detailed specification of the interchange format. It does not address the syntax for recording of natural-language statements about quantities, such as those used in recording information about drugs dispensed or about treatment of patients. It does not cover the units of financial quantitie

Standard NumberBS EN 12435:2006
TitleHealth informatics. Expression of results of measurements in health sciences
StatusCurrent, Under review
Publication Date30 June 2006
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)ISO 31-11:1992
Informative References(Provided for Information)ISO 31-12:1992, ISO 31-2:1992, CR 1350:1993, ISO 5428:1984, ISO 31-0:1992, ISO/IEC 10646:2003, ISO 1087:2000, ISO 9000:2005, ISO/IEC 9541, ISO/IEC 9070:1991, INF 99, DIN 1333:1992, ISO 8859-1:1998, ISO 4217:2001, ISO 8824:2002, VIM:1993, EN ISO 9000:2005, ICRU 33:1980, GUM:1993, ISO 1000:1992, ICRP 60:1990, prEN 1614:2003, EN 14720-1:2005, ISO 31-8:1992, ISO 31-13:1992, ISO 31-4:1992, ISO 9735:1988, ISO 3534-1:1993, 80/181/EEC, ISO/IEC TR 9573-11:2004, ISO/IEC TR 9573-13:1991, ISO 31-10:1992, ISO/IEC TR 9573:1988, ISO 31-6:1992, ISO/IEC TR 10037:1991, ISO 31-3:1992, ISO 31-1:1992, ISO 31-5:1992, EN 1068:2005, ISO 8879:1986, ISO 31-7:1992, ISO 31-9:1992
ReplacesDD ENV 12435:2000
International RelationshipsEN 12435:2006
Draft Superseded By05/30133984 DC
DescriptorsMedical sciences, Data transmission, Units of measurement, Data processing, Data representation, Conversion (units of measurement), SI system (metric), Information exchange, Symbols, Measurement
Title in FrenchInformatique de sante. Expression des resultats mesure dans le domaine de la sante
Title in GermanMedizinische Informatik. Darstellung der Ergebnisse von Messungen in den Gesundhetswissenschaften
ISBN0 580 48842 X
File Size967 KB

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