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What Must Be Contained in Section Narrative Text?

March 27th, 2014|0 Comments

The article Section narrative text, introduces the “section narrative text” that is part of every CDA document section, and overviews its syntax.

As noted in that article, everything that is clinically relevant and contained in the […]

Use of non-breaking-space in section narrative text

March 19th, 2014|0 Comments

Whitespace in Section Narrative Text
The article Interpreting whitespace in section narrative text, details how “whitespace” (space characters, tab characters, line-break characters, etc.) is interpreted within the text element used for section narrative text. That article […]

Nesting tables in section narrative text

March 9th, 2014|0 Comments

As explained in the article Section narrative text, every CDA document section must contain narrative text. Everything contained in the structured clinical statements of the section must also be captured in the narrative text. The section […]

Can HTML or XHTML be used in section narrative text?

March 9th, 2014|0 Comments

No.

As explained in the article Section narrative text, every CDA document section must contain narrative text. Everything contained in the structured clinical statements of the section must also be captured in the narrative text. It’s acceptable […]

Section narrative text

February 6th, 2014|0 Comments

The article What is the overall structure of a CDA document outlines the top-level XML syntax of a CDA document.  As explained, the CDA Body consists of a series of sections. Each section usually contains within […]

Referencing parts of the section narrative text

February 6th, 2014|0 Comments

The section narrative text of a CDA document, contains the complete human-readable contents of the section.

There are contexts within the CDA document outside of the section narrative text area, where some of the text from […]