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This page is part of the FHIR Specification (v4.0.1: R4 - Mixed Normative and STU ). This is the current published version. For a full list of available versions, see the Directory of published versions Code System

FHIR Infrastructure Work Group   Maturity Level : N Normative (from v4.0.0) Use Context : Any

This is a code system defined by the FHIR project.


Defining URL:
Version: 4.0.1 4.4.0
Name: PropertyRepresentation
Title: PropertyRepresentation

How a property is represented when serialized.

Committee: FHIR Infrastructure Work Group
OID: 2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.4.88 2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.88 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source Resource XML / JSON

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

  • ValueSet: PropertyRepresentation (How a property is represented when serialized.)
  • ValueSet: PropertyRepresentation (How a property is represented when serialized.)

How a property is represented when serialized.

This code system defines the following codes:
Code Display Definition
xmlAttr XML Attribute In XML, this property is represented as an attribute not an element.
xmlText XML Text This element is represented using the XML text attribute (primitives only).
typeAttr Type Attribute The type of this element is indicated using xsi:type.
cdaText CDA Text Format Use CDA narrative instead of XHTML.
xhtml XHTML The property is represented using XHTML.


See the full registry of code systems defined as part of FHIR.

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