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FHIR Infrastructure Work GroupMaturity Level: 5Ballot Status: Normative

Normative Candidate Note: This page is candidate normative content for R4 in the Infrastructure Package. Once normative, it will lose it's Maturity Level, and breaking changes will no longer be made.

Narrative
Standards StatusThis element has a standards status of "Normative" which is different from the status of the whole resource
Definition

A human-readable formatted text, including images.

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TypeElement
Narrative.status
Definition

The status of the narrative - whether it's entirely generated (from just the defined data or the extensions too), or whether a human authored it and it may contain additional data.

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Terminology BindingNarrativeStatus (Required)
Typecode
Narrative.div
Definition

The actual narrative content, a stripped down version of XHTML.

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Typexhtml
Comments

The contents of the html element are an XHTML fragment containing only the basic html formatting elements described in chapters 7-11 and 15 of the HTML 4.0 standard, <a> elements (either name or href), images and internally contained stylesheets. The XHTML content SHALL NOT contain a head, a body, external stylesheet references, scripts, forms, base/link/xlink, frames, iframes and objects.

Invariants
Defined on this element
txt-1Rule The narrative SHALL contain only the basic html formatting elements and attributes described in chapters 7-11 (except section 4 of chapter 9) and 15 of the HTML 4.0 standard, <a> elements (either name or href), images and internally contained style attributeshtmlChecks()
txt-2Rule The narrative SHALL have some non-whitespace contenthtmlChecks()