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Extension explicit-type-name - Detailed Descriptions

FHIR Infrastructure Work Group Maturity Level: 1InformativeUse Context: Any

Detailed Descriptions for the elements in the extension.

Extension
Element IdExtension
Definition

A name to use for the type, in implementations. This is a suggestion; it's not a normative part of the FHIR specification, but it does appear in the UML diagrams, and is used in generated code, schemas, etc.to identify the type.

Control0..1 This element is affected by the following invariants: ele-1
InvariantsDefined on this element
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')]))
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.

Control0..1
Typestring
Extension.extension
Element IdExtension.extension
Definition

An Extension

Control0..0
TypeExtension
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.

Control1..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/structuredefinition-explicit-type-name
Extension.valueString
Element IdExtension.valueString
Definition

Value of extension - may be a resource or one of a constrained set of the data types (see Extensibility in the spec for list).

Control0..1
Typestring