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Extension: bestpractice

FHIR Infrastructure Work Group Maturity Level: 1InformativeUse Context: Any

URL for this extension:

http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bestpractice

Status: draft. Extension maintained by: Health Level Seven, Inc. - FHIR Core WG

Mark that an invariant represents 'best practice' rule - a rule that implementers may choose to enforce at error level in some or all circumstances.

Context of Use: Use on data type: ElementDefinition.constraint

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Extension Content

Summary

NameFlagsCard.TypeDescription & Constraintsdoco
.. extension0..1boolean, CodeableConceptURL = http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bestpractice
bestpractice: Mark that an invariant represents 'best practice' rule - a rule that implementers may choose to enforce at error level in some or all circumstances.
Binding: Context of Use ValueSet (extensible)
Use on data type: ElementDefinition.constraint

doco Documentation for this format

Full Structure

NameFlagsCard.TypeDescription & Constraintsdoco
.. extension0..1ExtensionURL = http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bestpractice
bestpractice: Mark that an invariant represents 'best practice' rule - a rule that implementers may choose to enforce at error level in some or all circumstances.
Use on data type: ElementDefinition.constraint
... url 1..1uri"http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bestpractice"
... value[x] 1..1boolean, CodeableConceptValue of extension
Binding: Context of Use ValueSet (extensible)

doco Documentation for this format

XML Template

<!-- bestpractice -->doco

<extension xmlns="http://hl7.org/fhir"
     url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bestpractice" >
  <!-- from Element: extension -->
 <value[x]><!-- 1..1 boolean|CodeableConcept Value of extension --></value[x]>
</extension>

JSON Template

{ // bestpractice
  // from Element: extension
    "extension" : [ //  sliced by value:url  in the specified orderOpen
    ],
    "url" : "http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bestpractice", // R! 
// value[x]: Value of extension. One of these 2:
    "valueBoolean" : <boolean> // R! Value of extension
    "valueCodeableConcept" : { CodeableConcept }, // R! Value of extension
  }

Summary

NameFlagsCard.TypeDescription & Constraintsdoco
.. extension0..1boolean, CodeableConceptURL = http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bestpractice
bestpractice: Mark that an invariant represents 'best practice' rule - a rule that implementers may choose to enforce at error level in some or all circumstances.
Binding: Context of Use ValueSet (extensible)
Use on data type: ElementDefinition.constraint

doco Documentation for this format

Full Structure

NameFlagsCard.TypeDescription & Constraintsdoco
.. extension0..1ExtensionURL = http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bestpractice
bestpractice: Mark that an invariant represents 'best practice' rule - a rule that implementers may choose to enforce at error level in some or all circumstances.
Use on data type: ElementDefinition.constraint
... url 1..1uri"http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bestpractice"
... value[x] 1..1boolean, CodeableConceptValue of extension
Binding: Context of Use ValueSet (extensible)

doco Documentation for this format

XML Template

<!-- bestpractice -->doco

<extension xmlns="http://hl7.org/fhir"
     url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bestpractice" >
  <!-- from Element: extension -->
 <value[x]><!-- 1..1 boolean|CodeableConcept Value of extension --></value[x]>
</extension>

JSON Template

{ // bestpractice
  // from Element: extension
    "extension" : [ //  sliced by value:url  in the specified orderOpen
    ],
    "url" : "http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bestpractice", // R! 
// value[x]: Value of extension. One of these 2:
    "valueBoolean" : <boolean> // R! Value of extension
    "valueCodeableConcept" : { CodeableConcept }, // R! Value of extension
  }

 

Constraints

  • ele-1: All FHIR elements must have a @value or children (xpath: @value|f:*|h:div)
  • ext-1: Must have either extensions or value[x], not both (xpath: exists(f:extension)!=exists(f:*[starts-with(local-name(.), 'value')]))