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Extension VSConceptComments - Detailed Descriptions

Vocabulary Work Group Maturity Level: 1Trial UseUse Context: Any

Detailed Descriptions for the elements in the extension.

Extension
Element IdExtension
Definition

A comment that explains how this code is used in this context (where the value set is expected to be used).

Short DisplayComment about the use of this code in this context
Cardinality0..1
Comments

This is used in various FHIR value sets to make comments on how particular codes are used when the formal definition is a little abstract or vague, but it's not clear whether it belongs in the actual value set 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.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.

Short DisplayUnique id for inter-element referencing
Cardinality0..1
Typeid
Extension.extension
Element IdExtension.extension
Definition

An Extension

Short DisplayExtension
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.url
Element IdExtension.url
Definition

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

Short Displayidentifies the meaning of the extension
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/valueset-concept-comments
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).

Short DisplayValue of extension
Cardinality1..1
Typestring
[x] NoteSee Choice of Datatypes 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())