B.22.1 IOD Description

A "General Purpose Scheduled Procedure Step Information Object Definition" is an abstraction of the information that describes the scheduled activities, conditions and status of a scheduled procedure step. It contains information about the General Purpose Scheduled Procedure Step ( GP-SPS) and its relations to other Information Entities of the DICOM real-world model as introduced in PS 3.3.

A General Purpose Scheduled Procedure Step is related to one of the steps to be performed in response to the Requested Procedure.