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Codesystem-structure-definition-kind.xml

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Definition for Code System StructureDefinitionKind

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>

<CodeSystem xmlns="http://hl7.org/fhir">
  <id value="structure-definition-kind"/> 
  <meta> 
    <lastUpdated value="2019-09-21T17:23:45.171+00:00"/> 
  </meta> 
  <text> 
    <status value="generated"/> 
    <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
      <h2> StructureDefinitionKind</h2> 
      <div> 
        <p> Defines the type of structure that a definition is describing.</p> 

      </div> 
      <p> This code system http://hl7.org/fhir/structure-definition-kind defines the following codes:</p> 
      <table class="codes">
        <tr> 
          <td style="white-space:nowrap">
            <b> Code</b> 
          </td> 
          <td> 
            <b> Display</b> 
          </td> 
          <td> 
            <b> Definition</b> 
          </td> 
        </tr> 
        <tr> 
          <td style="white-space:nowrap">primitive-type
            <a name="structure-definition-kind-primitive-type"> </a> 
          </td> 
          <td> Primitive Data Type</td> 
          <td> A primitive type that has a value and an extension. These can be used throughout complex
             datatype, Resource and extension definitions. Only the base specification can define primitive
             types.</td> 
        </tr> 
        <tr> 
          <td style="white-space:nowrap">complex-type
            <a name="structure-definition-kind-complex-type"> </a> 
          </td> 
          <td> Complex Data Type</td> 
          <td> A  complex structure that defines a set of data elements that is suitable for use in 'resources'.
             The base specification defines a number of complex types, and other specifications can
             define additional types. These structures do not have a maintained identity.</td> 
        </tr> 
        <tr> 
          <td style="white-space:nowrap">resource
            <a name="structure-definition-kind-resource"> </a> 
          </td> 
          <td> Resource</td> 
          <td> A 'resource' - a directed acyclic graph of elements that aggregrates other types into
             an identifiable entity. The base FHIR resources are defined by the FHIR specification
             itself but other 'resources' can be defined in additional specifications (though these
             will not be recognised as 'resources' by the FHIR specification (i.e. they do not get
             end-points etc, or act as the targets of references in FHIR defined resources - though
             other specificatiosn can treat them this way).</td> 
        </tr> 
        <tr> 
          <td style="white-space:nowrap">logical
            <a name="structure-definition-kind-logical"> </a> 
          </td> 
          <td> Logical</td> 
          <td> A pattern or a template that is not intended to be a real resource or complex type.</td> 
        </tr> 
      </table> 
    </div> 
  </text> 
  <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-wg">
    <valueCode value="fhir"/> 
  </extension> 
  <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-standards-status">
    <valueCode value="normative"/> 
  </extension> 
  <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-normative-version">
    <valueCode value="4.1.0"/> 
  </extension> 
  <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-fmm">
    <valueInteger value="5"/> 
  </extension> 
  <url value="http://hl7.org/fhir/structure-definition-kind"/> 
  <identifier> 
    <system value="urn:ietf:rfc:3986"/> 
    <value value="urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.669"/> 
  </identifier> 
  <version value="4.1.0"/> 
  <name value="StructureDefinitionKind"/> 
  <title value="StructureDefinitionKind"/> 
  <status value="active"/> 
  <experimental value="false"/> 
  <date value="2019-09-21T17:23:45+00:00"/> 
  <publisher value="HL7 (FHIR Project)"/> 
  <contact> 
    <telecom> 
      <system value="url"/> 
      <value value="http://hl7.org/fhir"/> 
    </telecom> 
    <telecom> 
      <system value="email"/> 
      <value value="fhir@lists.hl7.org"/> 
    </telecom> 
  </contact> 
  <description value="Defines the type of structure that a definition is describing."/> 
  <caseSensitive value="true"/> 
  <valueSet value="http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/structure-definition-kind"/> 
  <content value="complete"/> 
  <concept> 
    <code value="primitive-type"/> 
    <display value="Primitive Data Type"/> 
    <definition value="A primitive type that has a value and an extension. These can be used throughout complex
     datatype, Resource and extension definitions. Only the base specification can define primitive
     types."/> 
  </concept> 
  <concept> 
    <code value="complex-type"/> 
    <display value="Complex Data Type"/> 
    <definition value="A  complex structure that defines a set of data elements that is suitable for use in 'resources'.
     The base specification defines a number of complex types, and other specifications can
     define additional types. These structures do not have a maintained identity."/> 
  </concept> 
  <concept> 
    <code value="resource"/> 
    <display value="Resource"/> 
    <definition value="A 'resource' - a directed acyclic graph of elements that aggregrates other types into
     an identifiable entity. The base FHIR resources are defined by the FHIR specification
     itself but other 'resources' can be defined in additional specifications (though these
     will not be recognised as 'resources' by the FHIR specification (i.e. they do not get
     end-points etc, or act as the targets of references in FHIR defined resources - though
     other specificatiosn can treat them this way)."/> 
  </concept> 
  <concept> 
    <code value="logical"/> 
    <display value="Logical"/> 
    <definition value="A pattern or a template that is not intended to be a real resource or complex type."/> 
  </concept> 
</CodeSystem> 

Usage note: every effort has been made to ensure that the examples are correct and useful, but they are not a normative part of the specification.