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Detailed Descriptions for the elements in the Linkage resource.

Linkage
Element IdLinkage
Definition

Identifies two or more records (resource instances) that refer to the same real-world "occurrence".

Cardinality0..*
TypeDomainResource
Summarytrue
Invariants
Defined on this element
lnk-1Rule Must have at least two itemsitem.count()>1
Linkage.active
Element IdLinkage.active
Definition

Indicates whether the asserted set of linkages are considered to be "in effect".

Cardinality0..1
Typeboolean
Meaning if MissingThis resource is generally assumed to be active if no value is provided for the active element
Requirements

Need to be able to mark a linkage record as not to be used because it was created in error.

Summarytrue
Comments

If false, any asserted linkages should not be considered current/relevant/applicable.

Linkage.author
Element IdLinkage.author
Definition

Identifies the user or organization responsible for asserting the linkages as well as the user or organization who establishes the context in which the nature of each linkage is evaluated.

Cardinality0..1
TypeReference(Practitioner | PractitionerRole | Organization)
Requirements

"Primary" for the same set of linked resources may be different from different user's/organization's perspectives.

Summarytrue
Linkage.item
Element IdLinkage.item
Definition

Identifies which record considered as the reference to the same real-world occurrence as well as how the items should be evaluated within the collection of linked items.

Cardinality1..*
Summarytrue
Invariants
Affect this element
lnk-1Rule Must have at least two itemsitem.count()>1
Linkage.item.type
Element IdLinkage.item.type
Definition

Distinguishes which item is "source of truth" (if any) and which items are no longer considered to be current representations.

Cardinality1..1
Terminology BindingLinkageType (Required)
Typecode
Summarytrue
Linkage.item.resource
Element IdLinkage.item.resource
Definition

The resource instance being linked as part of the group.

Cardinality1..1
TypeReference(Any)
Summarytrue