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Financial Management Work GroupMaturity Level: 1 Trial Use Compartments: Encounter, Patient, Practitioner

Detailed Descriptions for the elements in the VisionPrescription resource.

VisionPrescription
Element IdVisionPrescription
Definition

An authorization for the supply of glasses and/or contact lenses to a patient.

Control1..1
VisionPrescription.identifier
Element IdVisionPrescription.identifier
Definition

Business identifier which may be used by other parties to reference or identify the prescription.

NoteThis is a business identifer, not a resource identifier (see discussion)
Control0..*
TypeIdentifier
VisionPrescription.status
Element IdVisionPrescription.status
Definition

The status of the resource instance.

Control0..1
Terminology BindingFinancial Resource Status Codes (Required)
Typecode
Is Modifiertrue (Reason: This element is labelled as a modifier because it is a status element that contains status entered-in-error which means that the resource should not be treated as valid)
Summarytrue
VisionPrescription.patient
Element IdVisionPrescription.patient
Definition

A link to a resource representing the person to whom the vision products will be supplied.

Control0..1
TypeReference(Patient)
VisionPrescription.encounter
Element IdVisionPrescription.encounter
Definition

A link to a resource that identifies the particular occurrence of contact between patient and health care provider.

Control0..1
TypeReference(Encounter)
VisionPrescription.dateWritten
Element IdVisionPrescription.dateWritten
Definition

The date (and perhaps time) when the prescription was written.

Control0..1
TypedateTime
VisionPrescription.prescriber
Element IdVisionPrescription.prescriber
Definition

The healthcare professional responsible for authorizing the prescription.

Control0..1
TypeReference(Practitioner | PractitionerRole)
VisionPrescription.reason[x]
Element IdVisionPrescription.reason[x]
Definition

Can be the reason or the indication for writing the prescription.

Control0..1
TypeCodeableConcept|Reference(Condition)
[x] NoteSee Choice of Data Types for further information about how to use [x]
VisionPrescription.dispense
Element IdVisionPrescription.dispense
Definition

Deals with details of the dispense part of the supply specification.

Control0..*
VisionPrescription.dispense.product
Element IdVisionPrescription.dispense.product
Definition

Identifies the type of vision correction product which is required for the patient.

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Terminology BindingExample Vision Prescription Product Codes (Example)
TypeCodeableConcept
VisionPrescription.dispense.eye
Element IdVisionPrescription.dispense.eye
Definition

The eye for which the lens applies.

Control0..1
Terminology BindingVisionEyes (Required)
Typecode
VisionPrescription.dispense.sphere
Element IdVisionPrescription.dispense.sphere
Definition

Lens power measured in dioptres (0.25 units).

Control0..1
Typedecimal
VisionPrescription.dispense.cylinder
Element IdVisionPrescription.dispense.cylinder
Definition

Power adjustment for astigmatism measured in dioptres (0.25 units).

Control0..1
Typedecimal
VisionPrescription.dispense.axis
Element IdVisionPrescription.dispense.axis
Definition

Adjustment for astigmatism measured in integer degrees.

Control0..1
Typeinteger
VisionPrescription.dispense.prism
Element IdVisionPrescription.dispense.prism
Definition

Allows for adjustment on two axis.

Control0..*
VisionPrescription.dispense.prism.amount
Element IdVisionPrescription.dispense.prism.amount
Definition

Amount of prism to compensate for eye alignment in fractional units.

Control1..1
Typedecimal
VisionPrescription.dispense.prism.base
Element IdVisionPrescription.dispense.prism.base
Definition

The relative base, or reference lens edge, for the prism.

Control1..1
Terminology BindingVisionBase (Required)
Typecode
VisionPrescription.dispense.add
Element IdVisionPrescription.dispense.add
Definition

Power adjustment for multifocal lenses measured in dioptres (0.25 units).

Control0..1
Typedecimal
VisionPrescription.dispense.power
Element IdVisionPrescription.dispense.power
Definition

Contact lens power measured in dioptres (0.25 units).

Control0..1
Typedecimal
VisionPrescription.dispense.backCurve
Element IdVisionPrescription.dispense.backCurve
Definition

Back curvature measured in millimetres.

Control0..1
Typedecimal
VisionPrescription.dispense.diameter
Element IdVisionPrescription.dispense.diameter
Definition

Contact lens diameter measured in millimetres.

Control0..1
Typedecimal
VisionPrescription.dispense.duration
Element IdVisionPrescription.dispense.duration
Definition

The recommended maximum wear period for the lens.

Control0..1
TypeSimpleQuantity
VisionPrescription.dispense.color
Element IdVisionPrescription.dispense.color
Definition

Special color or pattern.

Control0..1
Typestring
VisionPrescription.dispense.brand
Element IdVisionPrescription.dispense.brand
Definition

Brand recommendations or restrictions.

Control0..1
Typestring
VisionPrescription.dispense.note
Element IdVisionPrescription.dispense.note
Definition

Notes for special requirements such as coatings and lens materials.

Control0..*
TypeAnnotation