Clinical Document Architecture V2.0.1
2.1.0 - CI Build

Clinical Document Architecture V2.0.1, published by Health Level 7. This is not an authorized publication; it is the continuous build for version 2.1.0). This version is based on the current content of https://github.com/HL7/cda-core-2.0/ and changes regularly. See the Directory of published versions

Logical Model: PN - Detailed Descriptions

Definitions for the PN logical model.

1. PN
Definition

A name for a person. A sequence of name parts, such as given name or family name, prefix, suffix, etc. Examples for person name values are "Jim Bob Walton, Jr.", "Adam Everyman", etc. A person name may be as simple as a character string or may consist of several person name parts, such as, "Jim", "Bob", "Walton", and "Jr.". PN differs from EN because the qualifier type cannot include LS (Legal Status).

Control1..*
2. PN.nullFlavor
Definition

If a value is an exceptional value (NULL-value), this specifies in what way and why proper information is missing.

Control0..1
BindingThe codes SHALL be taken from NullFlavor
Typecode
3. PN.use
Definition

A set of codes advising a system or user which name in a set of like names to select for a given purpose. A name without specific use code might be a default name useful for any purpose, but a name with a specific use code would be preferred for that respective purpose

Control0..1
BindingThe codes SHALL be taken from PersonNameUse
Typecode
4. PN.delimiter
Control0..*
Typehttp://hl7.org/fhir/cda/StructureDefinition/ENXP
5. PN.family
Control0..*
Typehttp://hl7.org/fhir/cda/StructureDefinition/ENXP
6. PN.given
Control0..*
Typehttp://hl7.org/fhir/cda/StructureDefinition/ENXP
7. PN.prefix
Control0..*
Typehttp://hl7.org/fhir/cda/StructureDefinition/ENXP
8. PN.suffix
Control0..*
Typehttp://hl7.org/fhir/cda/StructureDefinition/ENXP
9. PN.other
Control0..1
Typestring
10. PN.validTime
Definition

An interval of time specifying the time during which the name is or was used for the entity. This accomodates the fact that people change names for people, places and things.

Control0..1
Typehttp://hl7.org/fhir/cda/StructureDefinition/IVL-TS