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Example CodeSystem/structure-definition-kind (XML)

FHIR Infrastructure Work GroupMaturity Level: N/AStandards Status: Informative

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Definition for Code SystemStructureDefinitionKind

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

<CodeSystem xmlns="http://hl7.org/fhir">
  <id value="structure-definition-kind"/> 
  <meta> 
    <lastUpdated value="2024-05-14T21:17:27.012+00:00"/> 
    <profile value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/shareablecodesystem"/> 
  </meta> 
  <text> 
    <status value="generated"/> 
    <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
      <p> This case-sensitive code system 
        <code> http://hl7.org/fhir/structure-definition-kind</code>  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 recognized 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 specifications 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="4.0.0"/> 
  </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:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.4.669"/> 
  </identifier> 
  <identifier> 
    <use value="old"/> 
    <system value="urn:ietf:rfc:3986"/> 
    <value value="urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.655"/> 
  </identifier> 
  <identifier> 
    <use value="old"/> 
    <system value="urn:ietf:rfc:3986"/> 
    <value value="urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.2.348"/> 
  </identifier> 
  <version value="6.0.0-cibuild"/> 
  <name value="StructureDefinitionKind"/> 
  <title value="Structure Definition Kind"/> 
  <status value="active"/> 
  <experimental value="false"/> 
  <date value="2021-01-05T10:01:24+11:00"/> 
  <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."/> 
  <jurisdiction> 
    <coding> 
      <system value="http://unstats.un.org/unsd/methods/m49/m49.htm"/> 
      <code value="001"/> 
      <display value="World"/> 
    </coding> 
  </jurisdiction> 
  <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 recognized 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 specifications 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.