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Extension targetInvariant - Detailed Descriptions

FHIR Infrastructure Work Group Maturity Level: 1InformativeUse Context: Any

Detailed Descriptions for the elements in the extension.

Extension
Element IdExtension
Definition

Specifies an invariant that is enforced in the context of an instantiated resource.

Cardinality0..*
Comments

Can be used on any definitional artifact to define an invariant that is enforced in the context of an instantiated resource. The invariant expression will have access to %target and %definition variables, where target is the instantiated resource, and definition is the definition used to instantiate.

Invariants
Inherited by this element
ele-1RuleAll FHIR elements must have a @value or childrenhasValue() or (children().count() > id.count())
ext-1RuleMust have either extensions or value[x], not bothextension.exists() != value.exists()
Extension.id
Element IdExtension.id
Definition

Unique id for the element within a resource (for internal references). This may be any string value that does not contain spaces.

Cardinality0..1
Typestring
Extension.extension
Element IdExtension.extension
Definition

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.

Cardinality0..*
TypeExtension
Alternate Namesextensions, user content
Comments

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.

Invariants
Inherited by this element
ele-1RuleAll FHIR elements must have a @value or childrenhasValue() or (children().count() > id.count())
ext-1RuleMust have either extensions or value[x], not bothextension.exists() != value.exists()
SlicingThis element introduces a set of slices. The slicing rules are:
  • unordered
  • Open
  • discriminators: value:url
Extension.extension(key)
Element IdExtension.extension:key
Definition

A unique identifier for the invariant (unique in the context of the resource).

Cardinality1..1
TypeExtension
Comments

Any error or outcome messages or warnings should include this id to allow the source of the message to be determined.

Invariants
Inherited by this element
ele-1RuleAll FHIR elements must have a @value or childrenhasValue() or (children().count() > id.count())
ext-1RuleMust have either extensions or value[x], not bothextension.exists() != value.exists()
Extension.extension.id
Element IdExtension.extension:key.id
Definition

Unique id for the element within a resource (for internal references). This may be any string value that does not contain spaces.

Cardinality0..1
Typestring
Extension.extension.extension
Element IdExtension.extension:key.extension
Definition

An Extension

Cardinality0..0
TypeExtension
Invariants
Inherited by this element
ele-1RuleAll FHIR elements must have a @value or childrenhasValue() or (children().count() > id.count())
ext-1RuleMust have either extensions or value[x], not bothextension.exists() != value.exists()
SlicingThis element introduces a set of slices. The slicing rules are:
  • unordered
  • Open
  • discriminators: value:url
Extension.extension.url
Element IdExtension.extension:key.url
Definition

Source of the definition for the extension code - a logical name or a URL.

Cardinality1..1
Typeuri
Comments

The definition may point directly to a computable or human-readable definition of the extensibility codes, or it may be a logical URI as declared in some other specification. The definition SHALL be a URI for the Structure Definition defining the extension.

Fixed Valuekey
Extension.extension.value[x]
Element IdExtension.extension:key.value[x]
Definition

Value of extension - must be one of a constrained set of the data types (see Extensibility for a list).

Cardinality1..1
Typeid
[x] NoteSee Choice of Data Types for further information about how to use [x]
Invariants
Inherited by this element
ele-1RuleAll FHIR elements must have a @value or childrenhasValue() or (children().count() > id.count())
Extension.extension(requirements)
Element IdExtension.extension:requirements
Definition

A brief description of why the invariant is necessary or appropriate.

Cardinality0..1
TypeExtension
Invariants
Inherited by this element
ele-1RuleAll FHIR elements must have a @value or childrenhasValue() or (children().count() > id.count())
ext-1RuleMust have either extensions or value[x], not bothextension.exists() != value.exists()
Extension.extension.id
Element IdExtension.extension:requirements.id
Definition

Unique id for the element within a resource (for internal references). This may be any string value that does not contain spaces.

Cardinality0..1
Typestring
Extension.extension.extension
Element IdExtension.extension:requirements.extension
Definition

An Extension

Cardinality0..0
TypeExtension
Invariants
Inherited by this element
ele-1RuleAll FHIR elements must have a @value or childrenhasValue() or (children().count() > id.count())
ext-1RuleMust have either extensions or value[x], not bothextension.exists() != value.exists()
SlicingThis element introduces a set of slices. The slicing rules are:
  • unordered
  • Open
  • discriminators: value:url
Extension.extension.url
Element IdExtension.extension:requirements.url
Definition

Source of the definition for the extension code - a logical name or a URL.

Cardinality1..1
Typeuri
Comments

The definition may point directly to a computable or human-readable definition of the extensibility codes, or it may be a logical URI as declared in some other specification. The definition SHALL be a URI for the Structure Definition defining the extension.

Fixed Valuerequirements
Extension.extension.value[x]
Element IdExtension.extension:requirements.value[x]
Definition

Value of extension - must be one of a constrained set of the data types (see Extensibility for a list).

Cardinality1..1
Typestring
[x] NoteSee Choice of Data Types for further information about how to use [x]
Invariants
Inherited by this element
ele-1RuleAll FHIR elements must have a @value or childrenhasValue() or (children().count() > id.count())
Extension.extension(severity)
Element IdExtension.extension:severity
Definition

Whether the invariant indicates an error condition or a warning.

Cardinality1..1
TypeExtension
Invariants
Inherited by this element
ele-1RuleAll FHIR elements must have a @value or childrenhasValue() or (children().count() > id.count())
ext-1RuleMust have either extensions or value[x], not bothextension.exists() != value.exists()
Extension.extension.id
Element IdExtension.extension:severity.id
Definition

Unique id for the element within a resource (for internal references). This may be any string value that does not contain spaces.

Cardinality0..1
Typestring
Extension.extension.extension
Element IdExtension.extension:severity.extension
Definition

An Extension

Cardinality0..0
TypeExtension
Invariants
Inherited by this element
ele-1RuleAll FHIR elements must have a @value or childrenhasValue() or (children().count() > id.count())
ext-1RuleMust have either extensions or value[x], not bothextension.exists() != value.exists()
SlicingThis element introduces a set of slices. The slicing rules are:
  • unordered
  • Open
  • discriminators: value:url
Extension.extension.url
Element IdExtension.extension:severity.url
Definition

Source of the definition for the extension code - a logical name or a URL.

Cardinality1..1
Typeuri
Comments

The definition may point directly to a computable or human-readable definition of the extensibility codes, or it may be a logical URI as declared in some other specification. The definition SHALL be a URI for the Structure Definition defining the extension.

Fixed Valueseverity
Extension.extension.value[x]
Element IdExtension.extension:severity.value[x]
Definition

Value of extension - must be one of a constrained set of the data types (see Extensibility for a list).

Cardinality1..1
Terminology Bindingnull
The codes SHALL be taken from ConstraintSeverity
Typecode
[x] NoteSee Choice of Data Types for further information about how to use [x]
Invariants
Inherited by this element
ele-1RuleAll FHIR elements must have a @value or childrenhasValue() or (children().count() > id.count())
Extension.extension(expression)
Element IdExtension.extension:expression
Definition

An expression providing a formal representation of the invariant condition.

Cardinality1..1
TypeExtension
Comments

The expression will have access to %target (the resource that was instantiated) and %definition (the definition for the instantiated resource).

Invariants
Inherited by this element
ele-1RuleAll FHIR elements must have a @value or childrenhasValue() or (children().count() > id.count())
ext-1RuleMust have either extensions or value[x], not bothextension.exists() != value.exists()
Extension.extension.id
Element IdExtension.extension:expression.id
Definition

Unique id for the element within a resource (for internal references). This may be any string value that does not contain spaces.

Cardinality0..1
Typestring
Extension.extension.extension
Element IdExtension.extension:expression.extension
Definition

An Extension

Cardinality0..0
TypeExtension
Invariants
Inherited by this element
ele-1RuleAll FHIR elements must have a @value or childrenhasValue() or (children().count() > id.count())
ext-1RuleMust have either extensions or value[x], not bothextension.exists() != value.exists()
SlicingThis element introduces a set of slices. The slicing rules are:
  • unordered
  • Open
  • discriminators: value:url
Extension.extension.url
Element IdExtension.extension:expression.url
Definition

Source of the definition for the extension code - a logical name or a URL.

Cardinality1..1
Typeuri
Comments

The definition may point directly to a computable or human-readable definition of the extensibility codes, or it may be a logical URI as declared in some other specification. The definition SHALL be a URI for the Structure Definition defining the extension.

Fixed Valueexpression
Extension.extension.value[x]
Element IdExtension.extension:expression.value[x]
Definition

Value of extension - must be one of a constrained set of the data types (see Extensibility for a list).

Cardinality1..1
TypeExpression
[x] NoteSee Choice of Data Types for further information about how to use [x]
Invariants
Inherited by this element
ele-1RuleAll FHIR elements must have a @value or childrenhasValue() or (children().count() > id.count())
Extension.url
Element IdExtension.url
Definition

Source of the definition for the extension code - a logical name or a URL.

Cardinality1..1
Typeuri
Comments

The definition may point directly to a computable or human-readable definition of the extensibility codes, or it may be a logical URI as declared in some other specification. The definition SHALL be a URI for the Structure Definition defining the extension.

Fixed Valuehttp://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/cqf-targetInvariant
Extension.value[x]
Element IdExtension.value[x]
Definition

Value of extension - must be one of a constrained set of the data types (see Extensibility for a list).

Cardinality0..0
TypeChoice of: base64Binary, boolean, canonical, code, date, dateTime, decimal, id, instant, integer, integer64, markdown, oid, positiveInt, string, time, unsignedInt, uri, url, uuid, Address, Age, Annotation, Attachment, CodeableConcept, Coding, ContactPoint, Count, Distance, Duration, HumanName, Identifier, Money, Period, Quantity, Range, Ratio, Reference, SampledData, Signature, Timing, ContactDetail, Contributor, DataRequirement, Expression, ParameterDefinition, RelatedArtifact, TriggerDefinition, UsageContext, Dosage, Meta
[x] NoteSee Choice of Data Types for further information about how to use [x]
Invariants
Inherited by this element
ele-1RuleAll FHIR elements must have a @value or childrenhasValue() or (children().count() > id.count())