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Parameters.profile.xml

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StructureDefinition for parameters

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            <a href="resource.html#Resource" title="The metadata about the resource. This is content that is maintained by the infrastructure.
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            <a href="resource.html#Resource" title="A reference to a set of rules that were followed when the resource was constructed, and
             which must be understood when processing the content. Often, this is a reference to an
             implementation guide that defines the special rules along with other profiles etc.">implicitRules</a> , 
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            <br/>  
            <span style="font-style: italic" title="inv-1">+ Rule: A parameter must have one and only one of (value, resource, part)</span> 
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            <span title="Parameters.parameter.name : The name of the parameter (reference to the operation definition).">name</span> 
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            <a href="datatypes.html#string">string</a> 
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            <a href="datatypes.html#open">*</a> 
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            <a href="elementdefinition-definitions.html#ElementDefinition.isSummary" style="padding-left: 3px; padding-right: 3px; color: black; null" title="This element is included in summaries">Σ</a> 
            <a href="conformance-rules.html#constraints" style="padding-left: 3px; padding-right: 3px; color: black; null" title="This element has or is affected by some invariants">I</a> 
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            <a href="resource.html#Resource">Resource</a> 
          </td> 
          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid;
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            <span title="Parameters.parameter.part : A named part of a multi-part parameter.">part</span> 
            <a name="Parameters.parameter.part"> </a> 
          </td> 
          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: #F7F7F7; border: 0px #F0F0F0
           solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px">
            <a href="elementdefinition-definitions.html#ElementDefinition.isSummary" style="padding-left: 3px; padding-right: 3px; color: black; null" title="This element is included in summaries">Σ</a> 
          </td> 
          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: #F7F7F7; border: 0px #F0F0F0
           solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px">0..*</td> 
          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: #F7F7F7; border: 0px #F0F0F0
           solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px">see 
            <a href="#Parameters.parameter" title="Parameters.parameter">parameter</a> 
          </td> 
          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: #F7F7F7; border: 0px #F0F0F0
           solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px">Named part of a multi-part parameter
            <br/>  
          </td> 
        </tr> 

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          <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> 
  <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-fmm">
    <valueInteger value="5"/> 
  </extension> 
  <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-wg">
    <valueCode value="fhir"/> 
  </extension> 
  <url value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/Parameters"/> 
  <version value="4.4.0"/> 
  <name value="Parameters"/> 
  <status value="active"/> 
  <date value="2020-08-03T20:15:42+00:00"/> 
  <publisher value="Health Level Seven International (FHIR Infrastructure)"/> 
  <contact> 
    <telecom> 
      <system value="url"/> 
      <value value="http://hl7.org/fhir"/> 
    </telecom> 
  </contact> 
  <contact> 
    <telecom> 
      <system value="url"/> 
      <value value="http://www.hl7.org/Special/committees/fiwg/index.cfm"/> 
    </telecom> 
  </contact> 
  <description value="This resource is a non-persisted resource used to pass information into and back from
   an [operation](operations.html). It has no other use, and there is no RESTful endpoint
   associated with it."/> 
  <fhirVersion value="4.4.0"/> 
  <mapping> 
    <identity value="v2"/> 
    <uri value="http://hl7.org/v2"/> 
    <name value="HL7 v2 Mapping"/> 
  </mapping> 
  <mapping> 
    <identity value="rim"/> 
    <uri value="http://hl7.org/v3"/> 
    <name value="RIM Mapping"/> 
  </mapping> 
  <kind value="resource"/> 
  <abstract value="false"/> 
  <type value="Parameters"/> 
  <baseDefinition value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/Resource"/> 
  <derivation value="specialization"/> 
  <snapshot> 
    <element id="Parameters">
      <path value="Parameters"/> 
      <short value="Operation Request or Response"/> 
      <definition value="This resource is a non-persisted resource used to pass information into and back from
       an [operation](operations.html). It has no other use, and there is no RESTful endpoint
       associated with it."/> 
      <comment value="The parameters that may be used are defined by the OperationDefinition resource."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="*"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Parameters"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="*"/> 
      </base> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="false"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value="Entity. Role, or Act"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="n/a"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value="n/a"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Parameters.id">
      <path value="Parameters.id"/> 
      <short value="Logical id of this artifact"/> 
      <definition value="The logical id of the resource, as used in the URL for the resource. Once assigned, this
       value never changes."/> 
      <comment value="The only time that a resource does not have an id is when it is being submitted to the
       server using a create operation."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Resource.id"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="1"/> 
      </base> 
    <!--  Note: special primitive values have a FHIRPath system type. e.g. this is compiler magic
       (j)  -->
      <type> 
        <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-fhir-type">
          <valueUri value="id"/> 
        </extension> 
        <code value="http://hl7.org/fhirpath/System.String"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Parameters.meta">
      <path value="Parameters.meta"/> 
      <short value="Metadata about the resource"/> 
      <definition value="The metadata about the resource. This is content that is maintained by the infrastructure.
       Changes to the content might not always be associated with version changes to the resource."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Resource.meta"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="1"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Meta"/> 
      </type> 
      <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="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/Element"/> 
      </constraint> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Parameters.implicitRules">
      <path value="Parameters.implicitRules"/> 
      <short value="A set of rules under which this content was created"/> 
      <definition value="A reference to a set of rules that were followed when the resource was constructed, and
       which must be understood when processing the content. Often, this is a reference to an
       implementation guide that defines the special rules along with other profiles etc."/> 
      <comment value="Asserting this rule set restricts the content to be only understood by a limited set of
       trading partners. This inherently limits the usefulness of the data in the long term.
       However, the existing health eco-system is highly fractured, and not yet ready to define,
       collect, and exchange data in a generally computable sense. Wherever possible, implementers
       and/or specification writers should avoid using this element. Often, when used, the URL
       is a reference to an implementation guide that defines these special rules as part of
       it's narrative along with other profiles, value sets, etc."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Resource.implicitRules"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="1"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="uri"/> 
      </type> 
      <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="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/Element"/> 
      </constraint> 
      <isModifier value="true"/> 
      <isModifierReason value="This element is labeled as a modifier because the implicit rules may provide additional
       knowledge about the resource that modifies it's meaning or interpretation"/> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Parameters.language">
      <path value="Parameters.language"/> 
      <short value="Language of the resource content"/> 
      <definition value="The base language in which the resource is written."/> 
      <comment value="Language is provided to support indexing and accessibility (typically, services such as
       text to speech use the language tag). The html language tag in the narrative applies 
       to the narrative. The language tag on the resource may be used to specify the language
       of other presentations generated from the data in the resource. Not all the content has
       to be in the base language. The Resource.language should not be assumed to apply to the
       narrative automatically. If a language is specified, it should it also be specified on
       the div element in the html (see rules in HTML5 for information about the relationship
       between xml:lang and the html lang attribute)."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Resource.language"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="1"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="code"/> 
      </type> 
      <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="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/Element"/> 
      </constraint> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="false"/> 
      <binding> 
        <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-maxValueSet">
          <valueCanonical value="http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/all-languages"/> 
        </extension> 
        <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bindingName">
          <valueString value="Language"/> 
        </extension> 
        <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-isCommonBinding">
          <valueBoolean value="true"/> 
        </extension> 
        <strength value="preferred"/> 
        <description value="A human language."/> 
        <valueSet value="http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/languages"/> 
      </binding> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Parameters.parameter">
      <path value="Parameters.parameter"/> 
      <short value="Operation Parameter"/> 
      <definition value="A parameter passed to or received from the operation."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="*"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Parameters.parameter"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="*"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="BackboneElement"/> 
      </type> 
      <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="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/Element"/> 
      </constraint> 
      <constraint> 
        <key value="inv-1"/> 
        <severity value="error"/> 
        <human value="A parameter must have one and only one of (value, resource, part)"/> 
        <expression value="(part.exists() and value.empty() and resource.empty()) or (part.empty() and (value.exists()
         xor resource.exists()))"/> 
        <xpath value="(exists(f:resource) or exists(f:part) or exists(f:*[starts-with(local-name(.), 'value')]))
         and not(exists(f:*[starts-with(local-name(.), 'value')])) and exists(f:resource))) and
         not(exists(f:*[starts-with(local-name(.), 'value')])) and exists(f:part))) and not(exists(f:part)
         and exists(f:resource))"/> 
        <source value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/Parameters"/> 
      </constraint> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Parameters.parameter.id">
      <path value="Parameters.parameter.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> 
    <!--  Note: special primitive values have a FHIRPath system type. e.g. this is compiler magic
       (j)  -->
      <type> 
        <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-fhir-type">
          <valueUri value="id"/> 
        </extension> 
        <code value="http://hl7.org/fhirpath/System.String"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="false"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value="n/a"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Parameters.parameter.extension">
      <path value="Parameters.parameter.extension"/> 
      <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> 
      <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="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/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(.), &quot;value&quot;)])"/> 
        <source value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/Extension"/> 
      </constraint> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="false"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value="n/a"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Parameters.parameter.modifierExtension">
      <path value="Parameters.parameter.modifierExtension"/> 
      <short value="Extensions that cannot be ignored even if unrecognized"/> 
      <definition value="May be used to represent additional information that is not part of the basic definition
       of the element and that modifies the understanding of the element in which it is contained
       and/or the understanding of the containing element's descendants. Usually modifier elements
       provide negation or qualification. 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. Applications processing a resource are
       required to check for modifier extensions.

Modifier extensions SHALL NOT change the meaning of any elements on Resource or DomainResource
       (including cannot change the meaning of modifierExtension itself)."/> 
      <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."/> 
      <requirements value="Modifier extensions allow for extensions that *cannot* be safely ignored to be clearly
       distinguished from the vast majority of extensions which can be safely ignored.  This
       promotes interoperability by eliminating the need for implementers to prohibit the presence
       of extensions. For further information, see the [definition of modifier extensions](extensibility.ht
      ml#modifierExtension)."/> 
      <alias value="extensions"/> 
      <alias value="user content"/> 
      <alias value="modifiers"/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="*"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="BackboneElement.modifierExtension"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="*"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Extension"/> 
      </type> 
      <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="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/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(.), &quot;value&quot;)])"/> 
        <source value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/Extension"/> 
      </constraint> 
      <isModifier value="true"/> 
      <isModifierReason value="Modifier extensions are expected to modify the meaning or interpretation of the element
       that contains them"/> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value="N/A"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Parameters.parameter.name">
      <path value="Parameters.parameter.name"/> 
      <short value="Name from the definition"/> 
      <definition value="The name of the parameter (reference to the operation definition)."/> 
      <min value="1"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Parameters.parameter.name"/> 
        <min value="1"/> 
        <max value="1"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="string"/> 
      </type> 
      <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="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/Element"/> 
      </constraint> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Parameters.parameter.value[x]">
      <path value="Parameters.parameter.value[x]"/> 
      <short value="If parameter is a data type"/> 
      <definition value="If the parameter is a data type."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Parameters.parameter.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="integer64"/> 
      </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> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Meta"/> 
      </type> 
      <condition value="inv-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="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/Element"/> 
      </constraint> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Parameters.parameter.resource">
      <path value="Parameters.parameter.resource"/> 
      <short value="If parameter is a whole resource"/> 
      <definition value="If the parameter is a whole resource."/> 
      <comment value="When resolving references in resources, the operation definition may specify how references
       may be resolved between parameters. If a reference cannot be resolved between the parameters,
       the application should fall back to it's general resource resolution methods."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Parameters.parameter.resource"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="1"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Resource"/> 
      </type> 
      <condition value="inv-1"/> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Parameters.parameter.part">
      <path value="Parameters.parameter.part"/> 
      <short value="Named part of a multi-part parameter"/> 
      <definition value="A named part of a multi-part parameter."/> 
      <comment value="Only one level of nested parameters is allowed."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="*"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Parameters.parameter.part"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="*"/> 
      </base> 
      <contentReference value="#Parameters.parameter"/> 
      <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="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/Element"/> 
      </constraint> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
    </element> 
  </snapshot> 
  <differential> 
    <element id="Parameters">
      <path value="Parameters"/> 
      <short value="Operation Request or Response"/> 
      <definition value="This resource is a non-persisted resource used to pass information into and back from
       an [operation](operations.html). It has no other use, and there is no RESTful endpoint
       associated with it."/> 
      <comment value="The parameters that may be used are defined by the OperationDefinition resource."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="*"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="n/a"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value="n/a"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Parameters.parameter">
      <path value="Parameters.parameter"/> 
      <short value="Operation Parameter"/> 
      <definition value="A parameter passed to or received from the operation."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="*"/> 
      <type> 
        <code value="BackboneElement"/> 
      </type> 
      <constraint> 
        <key value="inv-1"/> 
        <severity value="error"/> 
        <human value="A parameter must have one and only one of (value, resource, part)"/> 
        <expression value="(part.exists() and value.empty() and resource.empty()) or (part.empty() and (value.exists()
         xor resource.exists()))"/> 
        <xpath value="(exists(f:resource) or exists(f:part) or exists(f:*[starts-with(local-name(.), 'value')]))
         and not(exists(f:*[starts-with(local-name(.), 'value')])) and exists(f:resource))) and
         not(exists(f:*[starts-with(local-name(.), 'value')])) and exists(f:part))) and not(exists(f:part)
         and exists(f:resource))"/> 
        <source value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/Parameters"/> 
      </constraint> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Parameters.parameter.name">
      <path value="Parameters.parameter.name"/> 
      <short value="Name from the definition"/> 
      <definition value="The name of the parameter (reference to the operation definition)."/> 
      <min value="1"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <type> 
        <code value="string"/> 
      </type> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Parameters.parameter.value[x]">
      <path value="Parameters.parameter.value[x]"/> 
      <short value="If parameter is a data type"/> 
      <definition value="If the parameter is a data type."/> 
      <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="integer64"/> 
      </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> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Meta"/> 
      </type> 
      <condition value="inv-1"/> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Parameters.parameter.resource">
      <path value="Parameters.parameter.resource"/> 
      <short value="If parameter is a whole resource"/> 
      <definition value="If the parameter is a whole resource."/> 
      <comment value="When resolving references in resources, the operation definition may specify how references
       may be resolved between parameters. If a reference cannot be resolved between the parameters,
       the application should fall back to it's general resource resolution methods."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Resource"/> 
      </type> 
      <condition value="inv-1"/> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Parameters.parameter.part">
      <path value="Parameters.parameter.part"/> 
      <short value="Named part of a multi-part parameter"/> 
      <definition value="A named part of a multi-part parameter."/> 
      <comment value="Only one level of nested parameters is allowed."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="*"/> 
      <contentReference value="#Parameters.parameter"/> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
    </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.