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Extension: Variable

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

URL for this extension:

http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/variable

Status: draft. Extension maintained by: Health Level Seven International (FHIR Infrastructure)

Variable specifying a logic to generate a variable for use in subsequent logic. The name of the variable will be added to FHIRPath's context when processing descendants of the element that contains this extension.

Comment:

Ordering of variable extension declarations is significant as variables declared in one repetition of this extension might be used in subsequent extension repetitions.

Context of Use: Use on Element ID Questionnaire, Element ID Questionnaire.item or Element ID Questionnaire.item.item

Extension Content

Summary

NameFlagsCard.TypeDescription & Constraintsdoco
.. Variable0..*ExpressionURL = http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/variable
Variable: Variable specifying a logic to generate a variable for use in subsequent logic. The name of the variable will be added to FHIRPath's context when processing descendants of the element that contains this extension.


Use on Element ID Questionnaire, Element ID Questionnaire.item or Element ID Questionnaire.item.item

doco Documentation for this format

Full Structure

NameFlagsCard.TypeDescription & Constraintsdoco
.. extension0..*ExtensionURL = http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/variable
Variable: Variable specifying a logic to generate a variable for use in subsequent logic. The name of the variable will be added to FHIRPath's context when processing descendants of the element that contains this extension.


Use on Element ID Questionnaire, Element ID Questionnaire.item or Element ID Questionnaire.item.item
... extension 0..0
... url 1..1uri"http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/variable"
... valueExpression 0..1ExpressionValue of extension

doco Documentation for this format

XML Template

<!-- Variable -->doco

<extension xmlns="http://hl7.org/fhir"
     url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/variable" >
  <!-- from Element: extension -->
 <valueExpression><!-- 0..1 Expression Value of extension --></valueExpression>
</extension>

JSON Template

{ // Variable
  // from Element: extension
    "extension" : [ //  sliced by value:url  in the specified order, Open ]
    "url" : "http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/variable", // R! 
    "valueExpression" : { Expression } //Value of extension
  }

Summary

NameFlagsCard.TypeDescription & Constraintsdoco
.. Variable0..*ExpressionURL = http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/variable
Variable: Variable specifying a logic to generate a variable for use in subsequent logic. The name of the variable will be added to FHIRPath's context when processing descendants of the element that contains this extension.


Use on Element ID Questionnaire, Element ID Questionnaire.item or Element ID Questionnaire.item.item

doco Documentation for this format

Full Structure

NameFlagsCard.TypeDescription & Constraintsdoco
.. extension0..*ExtensionURL = http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/variable
Variable: Variable specifying a logic to generate a variable for use in subsequent logic. The name of the variable will be added to FHIRPath's context when processing descendants of the element that contains this extension.


Use on Element ID Questionnaire, Element ID Questionnaire.item or Element ID Questionnaire.item.item
... extension 0..0
... url 1..1uri"http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/variable"
... valueExpression 0..1ExpressionValue of extension

doco Documentation for this format

XML Template

<!-- Variable -->doco

<extension xmlns="http://hl7.org/fhir"
     url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/variable" >
  <!-- from Element: extension -->
 <valueExpression><!-- 0..1 Expression Value of extension --></valueExpression>
</extension>

JSON Template

{ // Variable
  // from Element: extension
    "extension" : [ //  sliced by value:url  in the specified order, Open ]
    "url" : "http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/variable", // R! 
    "valueExpression" : { Expression } //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')]))