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Codesystem-conformance-expectation.xml

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Definition for Code System ConformanceExpectation

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

<CodeSystem xmlns="http://hl7.org/fhir">
  <id value="conformance-expectation"/> 
  <meta> 
    <lastUpdated value="2021-02-26T03:21:36.967+00:00"/> 
    <profile value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/shareablecodesystem"/> 
  </meta> 
  <text> 
    <status value="generated"/> 
    <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
      <p/>  
      <table class="codes">
        <tr> 
          <td style="white-space:nowrap">
            <b> Code</b> 
          </td> 
          <td> 
            <b> Display</b> 
          </td> 
          <td> 
            <b> Definition</b> 
          </td> 
        </tr> 
        <tr> 
          <td style="white-space:nowrap">SHALL
            <a name="conformance-expectation-SHALL"> </a> 
          </td> 
          <td> SHALL</td> 
          <td> Support for the specified capability is required to be considered conformant.</td> 
        </tr> 
        <tr> 
          <td style="white-space:nowrap">SHOULD
            <a name="conformance-expectation-SHOULD"> </a> 
          </td> 
          <td> SHOULD</td> 
          <td> Support for the specified capability is strongly encouraged, and failure to support it
             should only occur after careful consideration.</td> 
        </tr> 
        <tr> 
          <td style="white-space:nowrap">MAY
            <a name="conformance-expectation-MAY"> </a> 
          </td> 
          <td> MAY</td> 
          <td> Support for the specified capability is not necessary to be considered conformant, and
             the requirement should be considered strictly optional.</td> 
        </tr> 
        <tr> 
          <td style="white-space:nowrap">SHOULD-NOT
            <a name="conformance-expectation-SHOULD-NOT"> </a> 
          </td> 
          <td> SHOULD-NOT</td> 
          <td> Support for the specified capability is strongly discouraged and should occur only after
             careful consideration.</td> 
        </tr> 
      </table> 
    </div> 
  </text> 
  <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-wg">
    <valueCode value="fhir"/> 
  </extension> 
  <url value="http://hl7.org/fhir/conformance-expectation"/> 
  <identifier> 
    <system value="urn:ietf:rfc:3986"/> 
    <value value="urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.920"/> 
  </identifier> 
  <version value="4.5.0"/> 
  <name value="ConformanceExpectation"/> 
  <caseSensitive value="true"/> 
  <concept> 
    <code value="SHALL"/> 
    <display value="SHALL"/> 
    <definition value="Support for the specified capability is required to be considered conformant."/> 
  </concept> 
  <concept> 
    <code value="SHOULD"/> 
    <display value="SHOULD"/> 
    <definition value="Support for the specified capability is strongly encouraged, and failure to support it
     should only occur after careful consideration."/> 
  </concept> 
  <concept> 
    <code value="MAY"/> 
    <display value="MAY"/> 
    <definition value="Support for the specified capability is not necessary to be considered conformant, and
     the requirement should be considered strictly optional."/> 
  </concept> 
  <concept> 
    <code value="SHOULD-NOT"/> 
    <display value="SHOULD-NOT"/> 
    <definition value="Support for the specified capability is strongly discouraged and should occur only after
     careful consideration."/> 
  </concept> 
</CodeSystem> 

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.