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StructureDefinition for Extension

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

<StructureDefinition xmlns="http://hl7.org/fhir">
  <id value="Extension"/> 
  <text> 
    <status value="generated"/> 
    <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
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            <a href="formats.html#table" title="The logical name of the element">Name</a> 
          </th> 
          <th class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid;
           padding:0px 4px 0px 4px">
            <a href="formats.html#table" title="Information about the use of the element">Flags</a> 
          </th> 
          <th class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid;
           padding:0px 4px 0px 4px">
            <a href="formats.html#table" title="Minimum and Maximum # of times the the element can appear in the instance">Card.</a> 
          </th> 
          <th class="hierarchy" style="width: 100px">
            <a href="formats.html#table" title="Reference to the type of the element">Type</a> 
          </th> 
          <th class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid;
           padding:0px 4px 0px 4px">
            <a href="formats.html#table" title="Additional information about the element">Description &amp; Constraints</a> 
            <span style="float: right">
              <a href="formats.html#table" title="Legend for this format">
                <img alt="doco" src="help16.png" style="background-color: inherit"/> 
              </a> 
            </span> 
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            <a href="extensibility-definitions.html#Extension" title="Extension : Optional Extension Element - found in all resources.">Extension</a> 
          </td> 
          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid;
           padding:0px 4px 0px 4px">
            <a href="conformance-rules.html#constraints" style="padding-left: 3px; padding-right: 3px; color: black; background-color: white" title="This element has or is affected by some invariants">I</a> 
            <a href="versions.html#std-process" style="padding-left: 3px; padding-right: 3px; border: 1px grey solid; font-weight: bold; color:
             black; background-color: #e6ffe6" title="Standards Status = Normative">N</a> 
          </td> 
          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid;
           padding:0px 4px 0px 4px"/> 
          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid;
           padding:0px 4px 0px 4px">
            <a href="element.html">Element</a> 
          </td> 
          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid;
           padding:0px 4px 0px 4px">Optional Extensions Element
            <br/>  
            <span style="font-style: italic" title="ext-1">+ Rule: Must have either extensions or value[x], not both</span> 
            <br/>  Elements defined in Ancestors: 
            <a href="element.html#Element" title="Unique id for the element within a resource (for internal references). This may be any
             string value that does not contain spaces.">id</a> , 
            <a href="element.html#Element" title="May be used to represent additional information that is not part of the basic definition
             of the element. 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.">extension</a> 
          </td> 
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        <tr style="border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px; vertical-align: top; background-color: white;">
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            <a href="extensibility-definitions.html#Extension.url" title="Extension.url : Source of the definition for the extension code - a logical name or a
             URL.">url</a> 
          </td> 
          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid;
           padding:0px 4px 0px 4px"/> 
          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid;
           padding:0px 4px 0px 4px">1..1</td> 
          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid;
           padding:0px 4px 0px 4px">
            <a href="datatypes.html#uri">uri</a> 
          </td> 
          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid;
           padding:0px 4px 0px 4px">identifies the meaning of the extension</td> 
        </tr> 

        <tr style="border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px; vertical-align: top; background-color: white;">
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            <a href="extensibility-definitions.html#Extension.value_x_" title="Extension.value[x] : Value of extension - must be one of a constrained set of the data
             types (see [Extensibility](extensibility.html) for a list).">value[x]</a> 
          </td> 
          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid;
           padding:0px 4px 0px 4px"/> 
          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid;
           padding:0px 4px 0px 4px">0..1</td> 
          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid;
           padding:0px 4px 0px 4px">
            <a href="datatypes.html#open">*</a> 
          </td> 
          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid;
           padding:0px 4px 0px 4px">Value of extension</td> 
        </tr> 

        <tr> 
          <td class="hierarchy" colspan="5">
            <br/>  
            <a href="formats.html#table" title="Legend for this format">
              <img alt="doco" src="help16.png" style="background-color: inherit"/>  Documentation for this format
            </a> 
          </td> 
        </tr> 
      </table> 
    </div> 
  </text> 
  <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> 
  <url value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/Extension"/> 
  <version value="3.6.0"/> 
  <name value="Extension"/> 
  <status value="draft"/> 
  <date value="2018-12-07T23:27:27+00:00"/> 
  <publisher value="HL7 FHIR Standard"/> 
  <contact> 
    <telecom> 
      <system value="url"/> 
      <value value="http://hl7.org/fhir"/> 
    </telecom> 
  </contact> 
  <description value="Base StructureDefinition for Extension Type: Optional Extension Element - found in all
   resources."/> 
  <purpose value="The ability to add extensions in a structured way is what keeps FHIR resources simple."/> 
  <fhirVersion value="3.6.0"/> 
  <mapping> 
    <identity value="rim"/> 
    <uri value="http://hl7.org/v3"/> 
    <name value="RIM Mapping"/> 
  </mapping> 
  <kind value="complex-type"/> 
  <abstract value="false"/> 
  <type value="Extension"/> 
  <baseDefinition value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/Element"/> 
  <derivation value="specialization"/> 
  <snapshot> 
    <element id="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> 
      <path value="Extension"/> 
      <short value="Optional Extensions Element"/> 
      <definition value="Optional Extension Element - found in all resources."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="*"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Extension"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="*"/> 
      </base> 
      <condition value="ele-1"/> 
      <constraint> 
        <key value="ele-1"/> 
        <severity value="error"/> 
        <human value="All FHIR elements must have a @value or children"/> 
        <expression value="hasValue() or (children().count() &gt; id.count())"/> 
        <xpath value="@value|f:*|h:div"/> 
        <source value="Element"/> 
      </constraint> 
      <constraint> 
        <key value="ext-1"/> 
        <severity value="error"/> 
        <human value="Must have either extensions or value[x], not both"/> 
        <expression value="extension.exists() != value.exists()"/> 
        <xpath value="exists(f:extension)!=exists(f:*[starts-with(local-name(.), 'value')])"/> 
      </constraint> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value="n/a"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value="N/A"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Extension.id">
      <path value="Extension.id"/> 
      <representation value="xmlAttr"/> 
      <short value="Unique id for inter-element referencing"/> 
      <definition value="Unique id for the element within a resource (for internal references). This may be any
       string value that does not contain spaces."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Element.id"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="1"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="string"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="false"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value="n/a"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Extension.extension">
      <path value="Extension.extension"/> 
      <slicing> 
        <discriminator> 
          <type value="value"/> 
          <path value="url"/> 
        </discriminator> 
        <description value="Extensions are always sliced by (at least) url"/> 
        <rules value="open"/> 
      </slicing> 
      <short value="Additional content defined by implementations"/> 
      <definition value="May be used to represent additional information that is not part of the basic definition
       of the element. 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."/> 
      <comment value="There can be no stigma associated with the use of extensions by any application, project,
       or standard - regardless of the institution or jurisdiction that uses or defines the extensions.
        The use of extensions is what allows the FHIR specification to retain a core level of
       simplicity for everyone."/> 
      <alias value="extensions"/> 
      <alias value="user content"/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="*"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Element.extension"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="*"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Extension"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="false"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value="n/a"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Extension.url">
      <path value="Extension.url"/> 
      <representation value="xmlAttr"/> 
      <short value="identifies the meaning of the extension"/> 
      <definition value="Source of the definition for the extension code - a logical name or a URL."/> 
      <comment value="The definition may point directly to a computable or human-readable definition of the
       extensibility codes, or it may be a logical URI as declared in some other specification.
       The definition SHALL be a URI for the Structure Definition defining the extension."/> 
      <min value="1"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Extension.url"/> 
        <min value="1"/> 
        <max value="1"/> 
      </base> 
    <!--  Note: primitive values do not have an assigned type. e.g. this is compiler magic. XML,
    JSON and RDF types provided by extension  -->
      <type> 
        <code> 
          <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-json-type">
            <valueString value="string"/> 
          </extension> 
          <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-xml-type">
            <valueString value="xsd:string"/> 
          </extension> 
          <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-rdf-type">
            <valueString value="xsd:string"/> 
          </extension> 
          <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/regex">
            <valueString value="((http|https)://([A-Za-z0-9\\\.\:\%\$]*\/)*)?(Account|ActivityDefinition|AdverseEvent|AllergyIntoler
            ance|Appointment|AppointmentResponse|AuditEvent|Basic|Binary|BiologicallyDerivedProduct|BodyStructure
            |Bundle|CapabilityStatement|CarePlan|CareTeam|CatalogEntry|ChargeItem|ChargeItemDefinition|Claim|Clai
            mResponse|ClinicalImpression|CodeSystem|Communication|CommunicationRequest|CompartmentDefinition|Comp
            osition|ConceptMap|Condition|Consent|Contract|Coverage|CoverageEligibilityRequest|CoverageEligibility
            Response|DetectedIssue|Device|DeviceDefinition|DeviceMetric|DeviceRequest|DeviceUseStatement|Diagnost
            icReport|DocumentManifest|DocumentReference|EffectEvidenceSynthesis|Encounter|Endpoint|EnrollmentRequ
            est|EnrollmentResponse|EpisodeOfCare|EventDefinition|Evidence|EvidenceVariable|ExampleScenario|Explan
            ationOfBenefit|FamilyMemberHistory|Flag|Goal|GraphDefinition|Group|GuidanceResponse|HealthcareService
            |ImagingStudy|Immunization|ImmunizationEvaluation|ImmunizationRecommendation|ImplementationGuide|Insu
            rancePlan|Invoice|ItemInstance|Library|Linkage|List|Location|Measure|MeasureReport|Media|Medication|M
            edicationAdministration|MedicationDispense|MedicationKnowledge|MedicationRequest|MedicationStatement|
            MedicinalProduct|MedicinalProductAuthorization|MedicinalProductContraindication|MedicinalProductIndic
            ation|MedicinalProductIngredient|MedicinalProductInteraction|MedicinalProductManufactured|MedicinalPr
            oductPackaged|MedicinalProductPharmaceutical|MedicinalProductUndesirableEffect|MessageDefinition|Mess
            ageHeader|MolecularSequence|NamingSystem|NutritionOrder|Observation|ObservationDefinition|OperationDe
            finition|OperationOutcome|Organization|OrganizationAffiliation|Patient|PaymentNotice|PaymentReconcili
            ation|Person|PlanDefinition|Practitioner|PractitionerRole|Procedure|Provenance|Questionnaire|Question
            naireResponse|RelatedPerson|RequestGroup|ResearchDefinition|ResearchElementDefinition|ResearchStudy|R
            esearchSubject|RiskAssessment|RiskEvidenceSynthesis|Schedule|SearchParameter|ServiceRequest|Slot|Spec
            imen|SpecimenDefinition|StructureDefinition|StructureMap|Subscription|Substance|SubstanceNucleicAcid|
            SubstancePolymer|SubstanceProtein|SubstanceReferenceInformation|SubstanceSourceMaterial|SubstanceSpec
            ification|SupplyDelivery|SupplyRequest|Task|TerminologyCapabilities|TestReport|TestScript|ValueSet|Ve
            rificationResult|VisionPrescription)\/[A-Za-z0-9\-\.]{1,64}(\/_history\/[A-Za-z0-9\-\.]{1,64})?"/> 
          </extension> 
        </code> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="false"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value="N/A"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Extension.value[x]">
      <path value="Extension.value[x]"/> 
      <short value="Value of extension"/> 
      <definition value="Value of extension - must be one of a constrained set of the data types (see [Extensibility](extensi
      bility.html) for a list)."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Extension.value[x]"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="1"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="base64Binary"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="boolean"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="canonical"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="code"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="date"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="dateTime"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="decimal"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="id"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="instant"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="integer"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="markdown"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="oid"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="positiveInt"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="string"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="time"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="unsignedInt"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="uri"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="url"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="uuid"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Address"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Age"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Annotation"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Attachment"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="CodeableConcept"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Coding"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="ContactPoint"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Count"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Distance"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Duration"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="HumanName"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Identifier"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Money"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Period"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Quantity"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Range"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Ratio"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Reference"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="SampledData"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Signature"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Timing"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="ContactDetail"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Contributor"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="DataRequirement"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Expression"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="ParameterDefinition"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="RelatedArtifact"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="TriggerDefinition"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="UsageContext"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Dosage"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="false"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value="N/A"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
  </snapshot> 
  <differential> 
    <element id="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> 
      <path value="Extension"/> 
      <short value="Optional Extensions Element"/> 
      <definition value="Optional Extension Element - found in all resources."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="*"/> 
      <constraint> 
        <key value="ext-1"/> 
        <severity value="error"/> 
        <human value="Must have either extensions or value[x], not both"/> 
        <expression value="extension.exists() != value.exists()"/> 
        <xpath value="exists(f:extension)!=exists(f:*[starts-with(local-name(.), 'value')])"/> 
      </constraint> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value="N/A"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Extension.url">
      <path value="Extension.url"/> 
      <representation value="xmlAttr"/> 
      <short value="identifies the meaning of the extension"/> 
      <definition value="Source of the definition for the extension code - a logical name or a URL."/> 
      <comment value="The definition may point directly to a computable or human-readable definition of the
       extensibility codes, or it may be a logical URI as declared in some other specification.
       The definition SHALL be a URI for the Structure Definition defining the extension."/> 
      <min value="1"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
    <!--  Note: primitive values do not have an assigned type. e.g. this is compiler magic. XML,
    JSON and RDF types provided by extension  -->
      <type> 
        <code> 
          <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-json-type">
            <valueString value="string"/> 
          </extension> 
          <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-xml-type">
            <valueString value="xsd:string"/> 
          </extension> 
          <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-rdf-type">
            <valueString value="xsd:string"/> 
          </extension> 
          <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/regex">
            <valueString value="((http|https)://([A-Za-z0-9\\\.\:\%\$]*\/)*)?(Account|ActivityDefinition|AdverseEvent|AllergyIntoler
            ance|Appointment|AppointmentResponse|AuditEvent|Basic|Binary|BiologicallyDerivedProduct|BodyStructure
            |Bundle|CapabilityStatement|CarePlan|CareTeam|CatalogEntry|ChargeItem|ChargeItemDefinition|Claim|Clai
            mResponse|ClinicalImpression|CodeSystem|Communication|CommunicationRequest|CompartmentDefinition|Comp
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            Response|DetectedIssue|Device|DeviceDefinition|DeviceMetric|DeviceRequest|DeviceUseStatement|Diagnost
            icReport|DocumentManifest|DocumentReference|EffectEvidenceSynthesis|Encounter|Endpoint|EnrollmentRequ
            est|EnrollmentResponse|EpisodeOfCare|EventDefinition|Evidence|EvidenceVariable|ExampleScenario|Explan
            ationOfBenefit|FamilyMemberHistory|Flag|Goal|GraphDefinition|Group|GuidanceResponse|HealthcareService
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            rancePlan|Invoice|ItemInstance|Library|Linkage|List|Location|Measure|MeasureReport|Media|Medication|M
            edicationAdministration|MedicationDispense|MedicationKnowledge|MedicationRequest|MedicationStatement|
            MedicinalProduct|MedicinalProductAuthorization|MedicinalProductContraindication|MedicinalProductIndic
            ation|MedicinalProductIngredient|MedicinalProductInteraction|MedicinalProductManufactured|MedicinalPr
            oductPackaged|MedicinalProductPharmaceutical|MedicinalProductUndesirableEffect|MessageDefinition|Mess
            ageHeader|MolecularSequence|NamingSystem|NutritionOrder|Observation|ObservationDefinition|OperationDe
            finition|OperationOutcome|Organization|OrganizationAffiliation|Patient|PaymentNotice|PaymentReconcili
            ation|Person|PlanDefinition|Practitioner|PractitionerRole|Procedure|Provenance|Questionnaire|Question
            naireResponse|RelatedPerson|RequestGroup|ResearchDefinition|ResearchElementDefinition|ResearchStudy|R
            esearchSubject|RiskAssessment|RiskEvidenceSynthesis|Schedule|SearchParameter|ServiceRequest|Slot|Spec
            imen|SpecimenDefinition|StructureDefinition|StructureMap|Subscription|Substance|SubstanceNucleicAcid|
            SubstancePolymer|SubstanceProtein|SubstanceReferenceInformation|SubstanceSourceMaterial|SubstanceSpec
            ification|SupplyDelivery|SupplyRequest|Task|TerminologyCapabilities|TestReport|TestScript|ValueSet|Ve
            rificationResult|VisionPrescription)\/[A-Za-z0-9\-\.]{1,64}(\/_history\/[A-Za-z0-9\-\.]{1,64})?"/> 
          </extension> 
        </code> 
      </type> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value="N/A"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Extension.value[x]">
      <path value="Extension.value[x]"/> 
      <short value="Value of extension"/> 
      <definition value="Value of extension - must be one of a constrained set of the data types (see [Extensibility](extensi
      bility.html) for a list)."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <type> 
        <code value="base64Binary"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="boolean"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="canonical"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="code"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="date"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="dateTime"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="decimal"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="id"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="instant"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="integer"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="markdown"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="oid"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="positiveInt"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="string"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="time"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="unsignedInt"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="uri"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="url"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="uuid"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Address"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Age"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Annotation"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Attachment"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="CodeableConcept"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Coding"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="ContactPoint"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Count"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Distance"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Duration"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="HumanName"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Identifier"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Money"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Period"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Quantity"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Range"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Ratio"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Reference"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="SampledData"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Signature"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Timing"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="ContactDetail"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Contributor"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="DataRequirement"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Expression"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="ParameterDefinition"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="RelatedArtifact"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="TriggerDefinition"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="UsageContext"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Dosage"/> 
      </type> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value="N/A"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
  </differential> 
</StructureDefinition> 

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.