DICOM PS3.3 2019c - Information Object Definitions

C.33 Content Assessment Modules

C.33.1 Content Assessment Results Module

This Module describes the results of the assessment of a SOP Instance.

The type of observations that are included in the results is up to the implementation. Although all observations with the Observation Significance (0082,0008) with value MAJOR are included, inclusion of other observation is on the discretion of the implementation.

Table C.33.1-1. Content Assessment Results Module Attributes

Attribute Name

Tag

Type

Attribute Description

Assessment Label

(0082,0023)

1

A label that is used to identify this Assessment.

Assessment Type Code Sequence

(0082,0021)

1

Type of Assessment that was performed.

Only a single Item shall be included in this Sequence.

>Include Table 8.8-1 “Code Sequence Macro Attributes”

BCID 701 “Content Assessment Types”

Assessment Set ID

(0082,0016)

3

Identifies the set of assessments to which this assessment result belongs.

Assessment Requester Sequence

(0082,0017)

2

The person or device that made the assessment request.

Only a single Item shall be included in this Sequence.

>Include Table C.17-3b “Identified Person or Device Macro Attributes”

Assessed SOP Instance Sequence

(0082,0004)

1

The SOP Instances that were assessed.

One or more Items shall be included in this Sequence.

>Include Table 10-11 “SOP Instance Reference Macro Attributes”

>Referenced Comparison SOP Instance Sequence

(0082,0005)

1C

SOP Instance(s) used by the assessor to compare to the assessed SOP Instances.

Required if the assessor used comparison SOP Instances.

One or more Items shall be included in this Sequence.

>>Include Table 10-11 “SOP Instance Reference Macro Attributes”

Assessment Summary

(0082,0001)

1

Summary of the assessment result.

The relationship between the values of Observation Type (0082,0008) found and the Assessment Summary value is implementation dependent.

Enumerated Values:

PASSED

The assessment has passed. E.g., no observation of major or moderate concern was made.

INCONCLUSIVE

The object(s) have not definitively passed or failed. E.g., observations of moderate concern were made.

FAILED

The object(s) have failed the assessment. E.g., observations of major concern were made.

Assessment Summary Description

(0082,0003)

3

Human-readable summary description of the assessment result.

Pertinent Resources Sequence

(0038,0101)

3

List of Resources that contain information considered pertinent for the assessment.

Note

This may include specifications for the assessment process and criteria for determining the Observation Type (0082,0008).

One or more Items may be present in this Sequence.

>Retrieve URI

(0040,E010)

1

Retrieval access path to resource. Includes fully specified scheme, authority, path, and query in accordance with [RFC3986].

>Resource Description

(0038,0102)

3

Description or title of the resource

Number of Assessment Observations

(0082,0006)

1

Number of Observations made during the assessment.

Assessment Observations Sequence

(0082,0007)

1C

Observations made during the assessment.

Required if Number of Assessment Observations (0082,0006) is not zero.

The number of Items included in the Sequence shall equal the value of Number of Assessment Observations (0082,0006).

>Observation Significance

(0082,0008)

1

The significance of this observation regarding the quality or effectiveness of the assessed SOP Instance of this observation.

Enumerated Values:

MAJOR

The observation represents a major concern. Further use of the assessed object(s) is not advised.

MODERATE

The observation represents a moderate concern. Intervention by an authorized person is advised prior to any use of the assessed object(s).

MINOR

The observation represents a minor concern, that does not inhibit further use of the assessed object(s).

CONSISTENT

The observation was consistent with the assessment criteria.

>Observation Basis Code Sequence

(0082,0022)

1

Basis on which the Observation was performed.

Only a single Item shall be included in this Sequence.

>>Include Table 8.8-1 “Code Sequence Macro Attributes”

BCID 703 “Basis of Assessment”

>Observation Description

(0082,000A)

1

Human-readable description of the Observation.

>Structured Constraint Observation Sequence

(0082,000C)

2

Structured Constraint(s) that were used to make this observation and description of conformance or violation.

Zero or more Items shall be included in this Sequence.

>>Include Table 10.25-1 “Attribute Value Constraint Macro Attributes”

>>Assessed Attribute Value Sequence

(0082,0010)

1

The value of the Attribute in the assessed SOP Instance.

One or more Items shall be included in this Sequence.

>>>Include Table 10.26-1 “Attribute Value Macro Attributes”


DICOM PS3.3 2019c - Information Object Definitions