B.23 GENERAL PURPOSE PERFORMED procedure step information object definition

B.23.1 IOD Description

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

A General Purpose Performed Procedure Step is related to the procedure scheduled to be performed. The information gathered at the performing device includes data about the performance of the procedure step itself and the results. The General Purpose Performed Procedure Step IOD includes general GP-PPS modules and a specific one for the created results, the General Purpose Results.

B.23.2 IOD Modules

Table B.21.2-1 lists the modules that make up the General Purpose Performed Procedure Step IOD.

Table B.23.2-1

GENERAL PURPOSE PERFORMED PROCEDURE STEP IOD MODULES

Module Reference Module Description
SOP Common C.12.1 Contains SOP common information
General Purpose Performed Procedure Step Relationship C.4.20 References the related SOPs and IEs.
General Purpose Performed Procedure Step Information C.4.21 Includes identifying and status information as well as place and time
General Purpose Results C.4.22 Identifies Results related to this GP-PPS.