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4.3.14.390 4.3.16.366 Code System http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/conformance-expectation

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This is a code system defined by the FHIR project.

Summary

Defining URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/conformance-expectation
Version: 4.0.1 4.5.0
Name: ConformanceExpectation
Title: ConformanceExpectation
Definition:

Indicates the degree of adherence to a specified behavior or capability expected for a system to be deemed conformant with a specification.

Committee: ??
OID: 2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.4.1271 2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1271 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source Resource XML / JSON

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

  • ValueSet: ConformanceExpectation (Indicates the degree of adherence to a specified behavior or capability expected for a system to be deemed conformant with a specification.)
  • ValueSet: ConformanceExpectation (Indicates the degree of adherence to a specified behavior or capability expected for a system to be deemed conformant with a specification.)
4.3.14.390.2 ConformanceExpectation

Indicates the degree of adherence to a specified behavior or capability expected for a system to be deemed conformant with a specification. This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/conformance-expectation defines the following codes:

Code Display Definition
SHALL SHALL Support for the specified capability is required to be considered conformant.
SHOULD SHOULD Support for the specified capability is strongly encouraged, and failure to support it should only occur after careful consideration.
MAY MAY Support for the specified capability is not necessary to be considered conformant, and the requirement should be considered strictly optional.
SHOULD-NOT SHOULD-NOT Support for the specified capability is strongly discouraged and should occur only after careful consideration.

 

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Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

Level A few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. See Code System for further information.
Source The source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
Code The code (used as the code in the resource instance). If the code is in italics, this indicates that the code is not selectable ('Abstract')
Display The display (used in the display element of a Coding ). If there is no display, implementers should not simply display the code, but map the concept into their application
Definition An explanation of the meaning of the concept
Comments Additional notes about how to use the code