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FHIR Infrastructure Work GroupMaturity Level: N/AStandards Status: Informative Compartments: Patient, Practitioner, RelatedPerson

This is a representation of the json schema for Basic, which is just a part of the full JSON Schema.

{
  "$schema": "http://json-schema.org/draft-06/schema#",
  "id": "http://hl7.org/fhir/json-schema/Basic",
  "$ref": "#/definitions/Basic",
  "description": "see http://hl7.org/fhir/json.html#schema for information about the FHIR Json Schemas",
  "definitions": {
    "Basic": {
      "description": "Basic is used for handling concepts not yet defined in FHIR, narrative-only resources that don\u0027t map to an existing resource, and custom resources not appropriate for inclusion in the FHIR specification.",
      "properties": {
        "resourceType": {
          "description": "This is a Basic resource",
          "const": "Basic"
        },
        "id": {
          "description": "The logical id of the resource, as used in the URL for the resource. Once assigned, this value never changes.",
          "$ref": "id.schema.json#/definitions/id"
        },
        "meta": {
          "description": "The metadata about the resource. This is content that is maintained by the infrastructure. Changes to the content might not always be associated with version changes to the resource.",
          "$ref": "Meta.schema.json#/definitions/Meta"
        },
        "implicitRules": {
          "description": "A reference to a set of rules that were followed when the resource was constructed, and which must be understood when processing the content. Often, this is a reference to an implementation guide that defines the special rules along with other profiles etc.",
          "$ref": "#/definitions/uri"
        },
        "_implicitRules": {
          "description": "Extensions for implicitRules",
          "$ref": "Element.schema.json#/definitions/Element"
        },
        "language": {
          "description": "The base language in which the resource is written.",
          "$ref": "#/definitions/code"
        },
        "_language": {
          "description": "Extensions for language",
          "$ref": "Element.schema.json#/definitions/Element"
        },
        "text": {
          "description": "A human-readable narrative that contains a summary of the resource and can be used to represent the content of the resource to a human. The narrative need not encode all the structured data, but is required to contain sufficient detail to make it \"clinically safe\" for a human to just read the narrative. Resource definitions may define what content should be represented in the narrative to ensure clinical safety.",
          "$ref": "Narrative.schema.json#/definitions/Narrative"
        },
        "contained": {
          "description": "These resources do not have an independent existence apart from the resource that contains them - they cannot be identified independently, and nor can they have their own independent transaction scope.",
          "items": {
            "$ref": "ResourceList.schema.json#/definitions/ResourceList"
          },
          "type": "array"
        },
        "extension": {
          "description": "May be used to represent additional information that is not part of the basic definition of the resource. To make the use of extensions safe and manageable, there is a strict set of governance  applied to the definition and use of extensions. Though any implementer can define an extension, there is a set of requirements that SHALL be met as part of the definition of the extension.",
          "items": {
            "$ref": "Extension.schema.json#/definitions/Extension"
          },
          "type": "array"
        },
        "modifierExtension": {
          "description": "May be used to represent additional information that is not part of the basic definition of the resource and that modifies the understanding of the element that contains it and/or the understanding of the containing element\u0027s descendants. Usually modifier elements provide negation or qualification. To make the use of extensions safe and manageable, there is a strict set of governance applied to the definition and use of extensions. Though any implementer is allowed to define an extension, there is a set of requirements that SHALL be met as part of the definition of the extension. Applications processing a resource are required to check for modifier extensions.\n\nModifier extensions SHALL NOT change the meaning of any elements on Resource or DomainResource (including cannot change the meaning of modifierExtension itself).",
          "items": {
            "$ref": "Extension.schema.json#/definitions/Extension"
          },
          "type": "array"
        },
        "identifier": {
          "description": "Identifier assigned to the resource for business purposes, outside the context of FHIR.",
          "items": {
            "$ref": "Identifier.schema.json#/definitions/Identifier"
          },
          "type": "array"
        },
        "code": {
          "description": "Identifies the \u0027type\u0027 of resource - equivalent to the resource name for other resources.",
          "$ref": "CodeableConcept.schema.json#/definitions/CodeableConcept"
        },
        "subject": {
          "description": "Identifies the patient, practitioner, device or any other resource that is the \"focus\" of this resource.",
          "$ref": "Reference.schema.json#/definitions/Reference"
        },
        "created": {
          "description": "Identifies when the resource was first created.",
          "$ref": "#/definitions/date"
        },
        "_created": {
          "description": "Extensions for created",
          "$ref": "Element.schema.json#/definitions/Element"
        },
        "author": {
          "description": "Indicates who was responsible for creating the resource instance.",
          "$ref": "Reference.schema.json#/definitions/Reference"
        }
      },
      "additionalProperties": false,
      "required": [
        "code",
        "resourceType"
      ]
    }
  }
}