Observation - Should these be treated the same - see example

#1

Received on Day 1:
code: {
“coding”: [
{
“system”: “http://loinc.org”,
“code”: “8302-2”,
“display”: “Body height”
}
],
“effectiveDateTime”: “2019-03-11T12:00:00”

Received on Day 10:
code: {
“text”: “Body height”
}“effectiveDateTime”: “2019-03-11T12:00:00”

Should these two be treated as the same or different?

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#2

well, that depends on what you are doing, But in general, you can’t assume that code.text = code.coding.display means that they are the same thing. it’s pretty much a case by case decision by a human

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#3

I wanted to verify if that were the case, thank you

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#4

Even though you said it’s case by case I agree with your previous statement that we can’t and shouldn’t assume that code.text = code.coding.display

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