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The official URL for this profile is:

http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/groupdefinition

Enforces a descriptive group that can be used in definitional resources

This profile was published on [no date] as a draft by HL7.

Description of Profiles, Differentials, Snapshots, and how the XML and JSON presentations work.

This structure is derived from Group.

Summary

Mandatory: 1 element
Fixed Value: 1 element
Prohibited: 1 element

This structure is derived from Group.

NameFlagsCard.TypeDescription & Constraintsdoco
.. Group I1..1Group of multiple entities
... id Σ0..1idLogical id of this artifact
... meta Σ0..1MetaMetadata about the resource
... implicitRules ?!Σ0..1uriA set of rules under which this content was created
... language 0..1codeLanguage of the resource content
Binding: Common Languages (extensible)
... text 0..1NarrativeText summary of the resource, for human interpretation
... contained 0..*ResourceContained, inline Resources
... extension 0..*ExtensionAdditional Content defined by implementations
... modifierExtension ?!0..*ExtensionExtensions that cannot be ignored
... identifier Σ0..*IdentifierUnique id
... active Σ0..1booleanWhether this group's record is in active use
... type Σ1..1codeperson | animal | practitioner | device | medication | substance
Binding: GroupType (required)
... actual ΣI1..1booleanDescriptive or actual
Fixed Value: false
... code Σ0..1CodeableConceptKind of Group members
Binding: (unbound) (example)
... name Σ0..1stringLabel for Group
... quantity Σ0..1unsignedIntNumber of members
... characteristic I0..*BackboneElementInclude / Exclude group members by Trait
.... id 0..1stringxml:id (or equivalent in JSON)
.... extension 0..*ExtensionAdditional content defined by implementations
.... modifierExtension ?!Σ0..*ExtensionExtensions that cannot be ignored if unrecognized
.... code 1..1CodeableConceptKind of characteristic
Binding: (unbound) (example)
.... value[x] 1..1CodeableConcept, boolean, Quantity, RangeValue held by characteristic
Binding: (unbound) (example)
.... exclude 1..1booleanGroup includes or excludes
.... period 0..1PeriodPeriod over which characteristic is tested

doco Documentation for this format
<!-- Group Definition -->doco

<Group xmlns="http://hl7.org/fhir"
>
  <!-- from Element: extension -->
 <id value="[id]"/><!-- 0..1 Logical id of this artifact -->
 <meta><!-- 0..1 Meta Metadata about the resource --></meta>
 <implicitRules value="[uri]"/><!-- 0..1 A set of rules under which this content was created -->
 <language value="[code]"/><!-- 0..1 Language of the resource content   -->
 <text><!-- 0..1 Narrative Text summary of the resource, for human interpretation --></text>
 <contained><!-- 0..* Resource Contained, inline Resources --></contained>
 <modifierExtension><!-- 0..* Extension  Extensions that cannot be ignored  --></modifierExtension>
 <identifier><!-- 0..* Identifier Unique id --></identifier>
 <active value="[boolean]"/><!-- 0..1 Whether this group's record is in active use -->
 <type value="[code]"/><!-- 1..1 person | animal | practitioner | device | medication | substance   -->
 <actual value="[boolean]"/><!-- 1..1 Descriptive or actual -->
 <code><!-- 0..1 CodeableConcept Kind of Group members --></code>
 <name value="[string]"/><!-- 0..1 Label for Group -->
 <quantity value="[unsignedInt]"/><!-- 0..1 Number of members -->
 <characteristic> ?? 0..* BackboneElement  <!-- ?? 0..* Include / Exclude group members by Trait -->
  <modifierExtension><!-- 0..* Extension  Extensions that cannot be ignored if unrecognized  --></modifierExtension>
  <code><!-- 1..1 CodeableConcept 
      Kind of characteristic --></code>
  <value[x]><!-- 1..1 CodeableConcept|boolean|Quantity|
    Range Value held by characteristic --></value[x]>
  <exclude value="[boolean]"/><!-- 1..1 Group includes or excludes -->
  <period><!-- 0..1 Period 
      Period over which characteristic is tested --></period>
 </characteristic>
 <member> ?? 0..0 BackboneElement  <!-- ?? 0..0 Who or what is in group -->
 </member>
</Group>
{ // Group Definition
  // from Element: extension
    "meta" : { Meta }, //Metadata about the resource
    "implicitRules" : "<uri>", //A set of rules under which this content was created
    "language" : "<code>", //Language of the resource content
    "text" : { Narrative }, //Text summary of the resource, for human interpretation
    "contained" : [{ Resource }], //Contained, inline Resources
    "modifierExtension" : [{ Extension }], //Extensions that cannot be ignored
    "identifier" : [{ Identifier }], //Unique id
    "active" : <boolean>, //Whether this group's record is in active use
    "type" : "<code>", // R! person | animal | practitioner | device | medication | substance
    "actual" : false, // R! 
    "code" : { CodeableConcept }, //Kind of Group members
    "name" : "<string>", //Label for Group
    "quantity" : "<unsignedInt>", //Number of members
    "characteristic" : [{ BackboneElement }] // C?Include / Exclude group members by Trait
  }

This structure is derived from Group.

Summary

Mandatory: 1 element
Fixed Value: 1 element
Prohibited: 1 element

Differential View

This structure is derived from Group.

Snapshot View

NameFlagsCard.TypeDescription & Constraintsdoco
.. Group I1..1Group of multiple entities
... id Σ0..1idLogical id of this artifact
... meta Σ0..1MetaMetadata about the resource
... implicitRules ?!Σ0..1uriA set of rules under which this content was created
... language 0..1codeLanguage of the resource content
Binding: Common Languages (extensible)
... text 0..1NarrativeText summary of the resource, for human interpretation
... contained 0..*ResourceContained, inline Resources
... extension 0..*ExtensionAdditional Content defined by implementations
... modifierExtension ?!0..*ExtensionExtensions that cannot be ignored
... identifier Σ0..*IdentifierUnique id
... active Σ0..1booleanWhether this group's record is in active use
... type Σ1..1codeperson | animal | practitioner | device | medication | substance
Binding: GroupType (required)
... actual ΣI1..1booleanDescriptive or actual
Fixed Value: false
... code Σ0..1CodeableConceptKind of Group members
Binding: (unbound) (example)
... name Σ0..1stringLabel for Group
... quantity Σ0..1unsignedIntNumber of members
... characteristic I0..*BackboneElementInclude / Exclude group members by Trait
.... id 0..1stringxml:id (or equivalent in JSON)
.... extension 0..*ExtensionAdditional content defined by implementations
.... modifierExtension ?!Σ0..*ExtensionExtensions that cannot be ignored if unrecognized
.... code 1..1CodeableConceptKind of characteristic
Binding: (unbound) (example)
.... value[x] 1..1CodeableConcept, boolean, Quantity, RangeValue held by characteristic
Binding: (unbound) (example)
.... exclude 1..1booleanGroup includes or excludes
.... period 0..1PeriodPeriod over which characteristic is tested

doco Documentation for this format

XML Template

<!-- Group Definition -->doco

<Group xmlns="http://hl7.org/fhir"
>
  <!-- from Element: extension -->
 <id value="[id]"/><!-- 0..1 Logical id of this artifact -->
 <meta><!-- 0..1 Meta Metadata about the resource --></meta>
 <implicitRules value="[uri]"/><!-- 0..1 A set of rules under which this content was created -->
 <language value="[code]"/><!-- 0..1 Language of the resource content   -->
 <text><!-- 0..1 Narrative Text summary of the resource, for human interpretation --></text>
 <contained><!-- 0..* Resource Contained, inline Resources --></contained>
 <modifierExtension><!-- 0..* Extension  Extensions that cannot be ignored  --></modifierExtension>
 <identifier><!-- 0..* Identifier Unique id --></identifier>
 <active value="[boolean]"/><!-- 0..1 Whether this group's record is in active use -->
 <type value="[code]"/><!-- 1..1 person | animal | practitioner | device | medication | substance   -->
 <actual value="[boolean]"/><!-- 1..1 Descriptive or actual -->
 <code><!-- 0..1 CodeableConcept Kind of Group members --></code>
 <name value="[string]"/><!-- 0..1 Label for Group -->
 <quantity value="[unsignedInt]"/><!-- 0..1 Number of members -->
 <characteristic> ?? 0..* BackboneElement  <!-- ?? 0..* Include / Exclude group members by Trait -->
  <modifierExtension><!-- 0..* Extension  Extensions that cannot be ignored if unrecognized  --></modifierExtension>
  <code><!-- 1..1 CodeableConcept 
      Kind of characteristic --></code>
  <value[x]><!-- 1..1 CodeableConcept|boolean|Quantity|
    Range Value held by characteristic --></value[x]>
  <exclude value="[boolean]"/><!-- 1..1 Group includes or excludes -->
  <period><!-- 0..1 Period 
      Period over which characteristic is tested --></period>
 </characteristic>
 <member> ?? 0..0 BackboneElement  <!-- ?? 0..0 Who or what is in group -->
 </member>
</Group>

JSON Template

{ // Group Definition
  // from Element: extension
    "meta" : { Meta }, //Metadata about the resource
    "implicitRules" : "<uri>", //A set of rules under which this content was created
    "language" : "<code>", //Language of the resource content
    "text" : { Narrative }, //Text summary of the resource, for human interpretation
    "contained" : [{ Resource }], //Contained, inline Resources
    "modifierExtension" : [{ Extension }], //Extensions that cannot be ignored
    "identifier" : [{ Identifier }], //Unique id
    "active" : <boolean>, //Whether this group's record is in active use
    "type" : "<code>", // R! person | animal | practitioner | device | medication | substance
    "actual" : false, // R! 
    "code" : { CodeableConcept }, //Kind of Group members
    "name" : "<string>", //Label for Group
    "quantity" : "<unsignedInt>", //Number of members
    "characteristic" : [{ BackboneElement }] // C?Include / Exclude group members by Trait
  }

 

Alternate definitions: Master Definition (XML, JSON), Schematron

PathNameConformanceValueSet
Group.languageCommon LanguagesextensibleCommon Languages
Group.typeGroupTyperequiredGroupType
Group.code?extexample
Group.characteristic.code?extexample
Group.characteristic.value[x]?extexample
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