C.18.1 Numeric Measurement Macro

Table C.18.1-1 specifies the Attributes that convey a NUM (numeric measurement) value.

Note: The Measured Value Sequence (0040,A300) may be empty to convey the concept of a measurement whose value is unknown or missing, or a measurement or calculation failure.

Table C.18.1-1

NUMERIC MEASUREMENT MACRO ATTRIBUTES

Attribute Name Tag Type Attribute Description
Measured Value Sequence (0040,A300) 2 This is the value of the Content Item. Shall consist of a Sequence of Items conveying the measured value(s), which represent integers or real numbers and units of measurement. Zero or one Item shall be included in this sequence.
>Numeric Value (0040,A30A) 1 Numeric measurement value. Only a single value shall be present.
>Measurement Units Code Sequence (0040,08EA) 1 Units of measurement. Only a single Item shall be included in this sequence.
>>Include 'Code Sequence Macro' Table 8.8-1 Defined CID 82.
Numeric Value Qualifier Code Sequence (0040,A301) 3 Qualification of Numeric Value in Measured Value Sequence, or reason for absence of Measured Value Sequence Item. Only a single Item is permitted in this sequence.
>Include 'Code Sequence Macro' Table 8.8-1 Defined CID 42.