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Extension: bestpractice

FHIR Infrastructure Work Group   Maturity Level : 1 Informative Use Context : Any

URL for this extension:


http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bestpractice

Status: draft. Extension maintained by: Health Level Seven, Inc. - FHIR Core WG

Mark that an invariant represents 'best practice' rule - a rule that implementers may choose to enforce at error level in some or all circumstances.

Comment :

Validators may/should offer implementers the choice to enforce invariants labeled as 'best practice' as errors not warnings.

Context of Use: Use on data type: Element ID ElementDefinition.constraint

usage info: insert a list of places where this extension is used

Extension Content

Summary

Name Flags Card. Type Description & Constraints doco
. . extension bestpractice 0..1 boolean , CodeableConcept URL = http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bestpractice
bestpractice: Mark that an invariant represents 'best practice' rule - a rule that implementers may choose to enforce at error level in some or all circumstances.


Binding: Context of Use ValueSet ConformanceUseContext ( extensible )
Use on data type: Element ID ElementDefinition.constraint

doco Documentation for this format

Full Structure

Name Flags Card. Type Description & Constraints doco
. . extension 0..1 Extension URL = http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bestpractice
bestpractice: Mark that an invariant represents 'best practice' rule - a rule that implementers may choose to enforce at error level in some or all circumstances.


Use on data type: Element ID ElementDefinition.constraint
. . . extension I 0..0
. . . url 1..1 uri "http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bestpractice"
. . . value[x] 1..1 I boolean , CodeableConcept 1..1 Value of extension
Binding: Context of Use ValueSet ConformanceUseContext ( extensible )
. . . . valueBoolean boolean
.... valueCodeableConcept CodeableConcept

doco Documentation for this format

XML Template

<!-- bestpractice -->doco
<extension xmlns="http://hl7.org/fhir"
     url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bestpractice" >
  <!-- from Element: extension -->
 <</value[x]>

 <value[x]><!-- ?? 1..1 boolean|CodeableConcept Value of extension --></value[x]>

</extension>

JSON Template

{ // bestpractice
  // from Element: extension
    "
    ],

    "extension" : [ //  sliced by value:url  in the specified order, Open ]

    "url" : "http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bestpractice", // R! 
// value[x]: Value of extension. One of these 2:
    "
    "

    "valueBoolean" : <boolean> // C? R! Value of extension
    "valueCodeableConcept" : { CodeableConcept }, // C? R! Value of extension

  }

Summary

Name Flags Card. Type Description & Constraints doco
. . extension bestpractice 0..1 boolean , CodeableConcept URL = http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bestpractice
bestpractice: Mark that an invariant represents 'best practice' rule - a rule that implementers may choose to enforce at error level in some or all circumstances.


Binding: Context of Use ValueSet ConformanceUseContext ( extensible )
Use on data type: Element ID ElementDefinition.constraint

doco Documentation for this format

Full Structure

Name Flags Card. Type Description & Constraints doco
. . extension 0..1 Extension URL = http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bestpractice
bestpractice: Mark that an invariant represents 'best practice' rule - a rule that implementers may choose to enforce at error level in some or all circumstances.


Use on data type: Element ID ElementDefinition.constraint
. . . extension I 0..0
. . . url 1..1 uri "http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bestpractice"
. . . value[x] 1..1 I boolean , CodeableConcept 1..1 Value of extension
Binding: Context of Use ValueSet ConformanceUseContext ( extensible )
. . . . valueBoolean boolean
.... valueCodeableConcept CodeableConcept

doco Documentation for this format

XML Template

<!-- bestpractice -->doco
<extension xmlns="http://hl7.org/fhir"
     url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bestpractice" >
  <!-- from Element: extension -->
 <</value[x]>

 <value[x]><!-- ?? 1..1 boolean|CodeableConcept Value of extension --></value[x]>

</extension>

JSON Template

{ // bestpractice
  // from Element: extension
    "
    ],

    "extension" : [ //  sliced by value:url  in the specified order, Open ]

    "url" : "http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bestpractice", // R! 
// value[x]: Value of extension. One of these 2:
    "
    "

    "valueBoolean" : <boolean> // C? R! Value of extension
    "valueCodeableConcept" : { CodeableConcept }, // C? R! Value of extension

  }

 

Constraints

  • ele-1 : All FHIR elements must have a @value or children (xpath: @value|f:*|h:div )
  • ext-1 : Must have either extensions or value[x], not both (xpath: exists(f:extension)!=exists(f:*[starts-with(local-name(.), 'value')]) )
  • ele-1 : On Extension.extension: All FHIR elements must have a @value or children (xpath on Extension.extension: @value|f:*|h:div )
  • ext-1 : On Extension.extension: Must have either extensions or value[x], not both (xpath on Extension.extension: exists(f:extension)!=exists(f:*[starts-with(local-name(.), "value")]) )
  • ele-1 : On Extension.value[x]: All FHIR elements must have a @value or children (xpath on Extension.value[x]: @value|f:*|h:div )