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Clinical Decision Support Work Group Maturity Level : N/A Standards Status : Informative Compartments : Not linked to any defined compartments

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The apply operation applies a definition in a specific context

URL: [base]/ActivityDefinition/$apply

URL: [base]/ActivityDefinition/[id]/$apply

Use Name Cardinality Type Binding Documentation
IN activityDefinition 0..1 ActivityDefinition

The activity definition to apply. If the operation is invoked on an instance, this parameter is not allowed. If the operation is invoked at the type level, this parameter is required

IN subject 1..* string
( reference )

The subject(s) that is/are the target of the activity definition to be applied. The subject may be a Patient, Practitioner, Organization, Location, Device, or Group. Subjects provided in this parameter will be resolved as the subject of the PlanDefinition based on the type of the subject. If multiple subjects of the same type are provided, the behavior is implementation-defined

IN encounter 0..1 string
( reference )

The encounter in context, if any

IN practitioner 0..1 string
( reference )

The practitioner in context

IN organization 0..1 string
( reference )

The organization in context

IN userType 0..1 CodeableConcept

The type of user initiating the request, e.g. patient, healthcare provider, or specific type of healthcare provider (physician, nurse, etc.)

IN userLanguage 0..1 CodeableConcept

Preferred language of the person using the system

IN userTaskContext 0..1 CodeableConcept

The task the system user is performing, e.g. laboratory results review, medication list review, etc. This information can be used to tailor decision support outputs, such as recommended information resources

IN setting 0..1 CodeableConcept

The current setting of the request (inpatient, outpatient, etc.)

IN settingContext 0..1 CodeableConcept

Additional detail about the setting of the request, if any

OUT return 1..1 Any

The resource that is the result of applying the definition

The result of invoking this operation is a resource of the type specified by the activity definition, with all the definitions resolved as appropriate for the type of resource. Any dynamicValue elements will be evaluated (in the order in which they appear in the resource) and the results applied to the returned resource. If the ActivityDefinition includes library references, those libraries will be available to the evaluated expressions. If those libraries have parameters, those parameters will be bound by name to the parameters given to the operation. In addition, parameters to the $apply operation are available within dynamicValue expressions as context variables, accessible by the name of the parameter, prefixed with a percent (%) symbol. For a more detailed description, refer to the ActivityDefinition resource



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.