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Resource "Linkage" Version "1" (StructureDefinition)

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Name Flags Card. Type Description & Constraints doco
. . Linkage Σ I TU DomainResource Links records for 'same' item
+ Rule: Must have at least two items
Elements defined in Ancestors: id, meta, implicitRules, language, text, contained, extension, modifierExtension
. . . active Σ 0..1 boolean Whether this linkage assertion is active or not
. . . author Σ 0..1 Reference( Practitioner | PractitionerRole | Organization) Who is responsible for linkages
. . . item Σ I 1..* BackboneElement Item to be linked
. . . . type Σ 1..1 code source | alternate | historical
LinkageType ( Required)
. . . . resource Σ 1..1 Reference( Any) Resource being linked

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{
  "resourceType" : "StructureDefinition",
  "id" : "Linkage",
  "meta" : {
    "versionId" : "1",
    "lastUpdated" : "2019-01-13T15:35:55.671Z"
  },
  "text" : {
    "status" : "generated",
    "div" : "<div xmlns=\"http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml\">\n <table border=\"0\" cellpadding=\"0\" cellspacing=\"0\" style=\"border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; font-size: 11px; font-family: verdana; vertical-align: top;\">\n <tr style=\"border: 1px #F0F0F0 solid; font-size: 11px; font-family: verdana; vertical-align: top;\">\n <th style=\"vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px\" class=\"hierarchy\">\n <a href=\"formats.html#table\" title=\"The logical name of the element\">Name</a>\n </th>\n <th style=\"vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px\" class=\"hierarchy\">\n <a href=\"formats.html#table\" title=\"Information about the use of the element\">Flags</a>\n </th>\n <th style=\"vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px\" class=\"hierarchy\">\n <a href=\"formats.html#table\" title=\"Minimum and Maximum # of times the the element can appear in the instance\">Card.</a>\n </th>\n <th style=\"width: 100px\" class=\"hierarchy\">\n <a href=\"formats.html#table\" title=\"Reference to the type of the element\">Type</a>\n </th>\n <th style=\"vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px\" class=\"hierarchy\">\n <a href=\"formats.html#table\" title=\"Additional information about the element\">Description &amp; Constraints</a>\n <span style=\"float: right\">\n <a href=\"formats.html#table\" title=\"Legend for this format\">\n <img alt=\"doco\" style=\"background-color: inherit\"/>\n </a>\n </span>\n </th>\n </tr>\n <tr style=\"border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px; vertical-align: top; background-color: white;\">\n <td style=\"vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px; white-space: nowrap; background-image: url(data: image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAAyAAAAACCAYAAACg/LjIAAAAL0lEQVR42u3XsQ0AQAgCQHdl/xn8jxvYWB3JlTR0VJLa+OltBwAAYP6EEQAAgCsPVYVAgIJrA/sAAAAASUVORK5CYII=)\" class=\"hierarchy\">\n <img src=\"data: image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAAAEAAAAWCAYAAAABxvaqAAAACXBIWXMAAAsTAAALEwEAmpwYAAAAB3RJTUUH3wYeFzIs1vtcMQAAAB1pVFh0Q29tbWVudAAAAAAAQ3JlYXRlZCB3aXRoIEdJTVBkLmUHAAAAE0lEQVQI12P4//8/AxMDAwNdCABMPwMo2ctnoQAAAABJRU5ErkJggg==\" alt=\".\" style=\"background-color: inherit\" class=\"hierarchy\"/>\n <img src=\"data: image/png;base64,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\" alt=\".\" style=\"background-color: white; background-color: inherit\" title=\"Resource\" class=\"hierarchy\"/> \n <span title=\"Linkage : Identifies two or more records (resource instances) that refer to the same real-world &quot;occurrence&quot;.\">Linkage</span>\n <a name=\"Linkage\"> </a>\n </td>\n <td style=\"vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px\" class=\"hierarchy\">\n <a style=\"padding-left: 3px; padding-right: 3px; color: black; background-color: white\" href=\"elementdefinition-definitions.html#ElementDefinition.isSummary\" title=\"This element is included in summaries\">&#931;</a>\n <a style=\"padding-left: 3px; padding-right: 3px; color: black; background-color: white\" href=\"conformance-rules.html#constraints\" title=\"This element has or is affected by some invariants\">I</a>\n <a style=\"padding-left: 3px; padding-right: 3px; border: 1px grey solid; font-weight: bold; color: black; background-color: #fff5e6\" href=\"versions.html#std-process\" title=\"Standards Status = Trial Use\">TU</a>\n </td>\n <td style=\"vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px\" class=\"hierarchy\"/>\n <td style=\"vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px\" class=\"hierarchy\">\n <a href=\"domainresource.html\">DomainResource</a>\n </td>\n <td style=\"vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px\" class=\"hierarchy\">Links records for 'same' item\n <br/>\n <span style=\"font-style: italic\" title=\"lnk-1\">+ Rule: Must have at least two items</span>\n <br/>Elements defined in Ancestors: \n <a href=\"resource.html#Resource\" title=\"The logical id of the resource, as used in the URL for the resource. Once assigned, this value never changes.\">id</a>, \n <a href=\"resource.html#Resource\" title=\"The metadata about the resource. This is content that is maintained by the infrastructure. Changes to the content might not always be associated with version changes to the resource.\">meta</a>, \n <a href=\"resource.html#Resource\" title=\"A reference to a set of rules that were followed when the resource was constructed, and which must be understood when processing the content. Often, this is a reference to an implementation guide that defines the special rules along with other profiles etc.\">implicitRules</a>, \n <a href=\"resource.html#Resource\" title=\"The base language in which the resource is written.\">language</a>, \n <a href=\"domainresource.html#DomainResource\" title=\"A human-readable narrative that contains a summary of the resource and can be used to represent the content of the resource to a human. The narrative need not encode all the structured data, but is required to contain sufficient detail to make it &quot;clinically safe&quot; for a human to just read the narrative. Resource definitions may define what content should be represented in the narrative to ensure clinical safety.\">text</a>, \n <a href=\"domainresource.html#DomainResource\" title=\"These resources do not have an independent existence apart from the resource that contains them - they cannot be identified independently, and nor can they have their own independent transaction scope.\">contained</a>, \n <a href=\"domainresource.html#DomainResource\" title=\"May be used to represent additional information that is not part of the basic definition of the resource. To make the use of extensions safe and manageable, there is a strict set of governance applied to the definition and use of extensions. Though any implementer can define an extension, there is a set of requirements that SHALL be met as part of the definition of the extension.\">extension</a>, \n <a href=\"domainresource.html#DomainResource\" title=\"May be used to represent additional information that is not part of the basic definition of the resource and that modifies the understanding of the element that contains it and/or the understanding of the containing element&apos;s descendants. Usually modifier elements provide negation or qualification. To make the use of extensions safe and manageable, there is a strict set of governance applied to the definition and use of extensions. Though any implementer is allowed to define an extension, there is a set of requirements that SHALL be met as part of the definition of the extension. Applications processing a resource are required to check for modifier extensions.&#10;&#10;Modifier extensions SHALL NOT change the meaning of any elements on Resource or DomainResource (including cannot change the meaning of modifierExtension itself).\">modifierExtension</a>\n </td>\n </tr>\n\n <tr style=\"border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px; vertical-align: top; background-color: white;\">\n <td style=\"vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px; white-space: nowrap; background-image: url(data: image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAAyAAAAACCAYAAACg/LjIAAAAL0lEQVR42u3XsQ0AQAgCQHdl/xn8jxvYWB3JlTR0VJLa+OltBwAAYP6EEQAAgCsPVYVAgIJrA/sAAAAASUVORK5CYII=)\" class=\"hierarchy\">\n <img src=\"data: image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAAAEAAAAWCAYAAAABxvaqAAAACXBIWXMAAAsTAAALEwEAmpwYAAAAB3RJTUUH3wYeFzIs1vtcMQAAAB1pVFh0Q29tbWVudAAAAAAAQ3JlYXRlZCB3aXRoIEdJTVBkLmUHAAAAE0lEQVQI12P4//8/AxMDAwNdCABMPwMo2ctnoQAAAABJRU5ErkJggg==\" alt=\".\" style=\"background-color: inherit\" class=\"hierarchy\"/>\n <img src=\"data: image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAABAAAAAWCAYAAADJqhx8AAAACXBIWXMAAAsTAAALEwEAmpwYAAAAB3RJTUUH3wYeFzI3XJ6V3QAAAB1pVFh0Q29tbWVudAAAAAAAQ3JlYXRlZCB3aXRoIEdJTVBkLmUHAAAANklEQVQ4y+2RsQ0AIAzDav7/2VzQwoCY4iWbZSmo1QGoUgNMghvWaIejPQW/CrrNCylIwcOCDYfLNRcNer4SAAAAAElFTkSuQmCC\" alt=\".\" style=\"background-color: inherit\" class=\"hierarchy\"/>\n <img src=\"data: image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAABAAAAAQCAYAAAAf8/9hAAAACXBIWXMAAAsTAAALEwEAmpwYAAAARklEQVQ4y2P8//8/AyWAhYFCMAgMuHjx4n+KXaCv+I0szW8WpCG8kFO1lGFKW/SIjAUYgxz/MzAwMDC+nqhDUTQyjuYFBgCNmhP4OvTRgwAAAABJRU5ErkJggg==\" alt=\".\" style=\"background-color: white; background-color: inherit\" title=\"Primitive Data Type\" class=\"hierarchy\"/> \n <span title=\"Linkage.active : Indicates whether the asserted set of linkages are considered to be &quot;in effect&quot;.\">active</span>\n <a name=\"Linkage.active\"> </a>\n </td>\n <td style=\"vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px\" class=\"hierarchy\">\n <a style=\"padding-left: 3px; padding-right: 3px; color: black; background-color: white\" href=\"elementdefinition-definitions.html#ElementDefinition.isSummary\" title=\"This element is included in summaries\">&#931;</a>\n </td>\n <td style=\"vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px\" class=\"hierarchy\">0..1</td>\n <td style=\"vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px\" class=\"hierarchy\">\n <a href=\"datatypes.html#boolean\">boolean</a>\n </td>\n <td style=\"vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px\" class=\"hierarchy\">Whether this linkage assertion is active or not</td>\n </tr>\n\n <tr style=\"border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px; vertical-align: top; background-color: white;\">\n <td style=\"vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px; white-space: nowrap; background-image: url(data: image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAAyAAAAACCAYAAACg/LjIAAAAL0lEQVR42u3XsQ0AQAgCQHdl/xn8jxvYWB3JlTR0VJLa+OltBwAAYP6EEQAAgCsPVYVAgIJrA/sAAAAASUVORK5CYII=)\" class=\"hierarchy\">\n <img src=\"data: image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAAAEAAAAWCAYAAAABxvaqAAAACXBIWXMAAAsTAAALEwEAmpwYAAAAB3RJTUUH3wYeFzIs1vtcMQAAAB1pVFh0Q29tbWVudAAAAAAAQ3JlYXRlZCB3aXRoIEdJTVBkLmUHAAAAE0lEQVQI12P4//8/AxMDAwNdCABMPwMo2ctnoQAAAABJRU5ErkJggg==\" alt=\".\" style=\"background-color: inherit\" class=\"hierarchy\"/>\n <img src=\"data: image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAABAAAAAWCAYAAADJqhx8AAAACXBIWXMAAAsTAAALEwEAmpwYAAAAB3RJTUUH3wYeFzI3XJ6V3QAAAB1pVFh0Q29tbWVudAAAAAAAQ3JlYXRlZCB3aXRoIEdJTVBkLmUHAAAANklEQVQ4y+2RsQ0AIAzDav7/2VzQwoCY4iWbZSmo1QGoUgNMghvWaIejPQW/CrrNCylIwcOCDYfLNRcNer4SAAAAAElFTkSuQmCC\" alt=\".\" style=\"background-color: inherit\" class=\"hierarchy\"/>\n <img src=\"data: image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAABAAAAAQCAYAAAAf8/9hAAAAAXNSR0IArs4c6QAAAARnQU1BAACxjwv8YQUAAAAJcEhZcwAADsMAAA7DAcdvqGQAAAAadEVYdFNvZnR3YXJlAFBhaW50Lk5FVCB2My41LjEwMPRyoQAAAFxJREFUOE/NjEEOACEIA/0o/38GGw+agoXYeNnDJDCUDnd/gkoFKhWozJiZI3gLwY6rAgxhsPKTPUzycTl8lAryMyMsVQG6TFi6cHULyz8KOjC7OIQKlQpU3uPjAwhX2CCcGsgOAAAAAElFTkSuQmCC\" alt=\".\" style=\"background-color: white; background-color: inherit\" title=\"Reference to another Resource\" class=\"hierarchy\"/> \n <span title=\"Linkage.author : Identifies the user or organization responsible for asserting the linkages as well as the user or organization who establishes the context in which the nature of each linkage is evaluated.\">author</span>\n <a name=\"Linkage.author\"> </a>\n </td>\n <td style=\"vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px\" class=\"hierarchy\">\n <a style=\"padding-left: 3px; padding-right: 3px; color: black; background-color: white\" href=\"elementdefinition-definitions.html#ElementDefinition.isSummary\" title=\"This element is included in summaries\">&#931;</a>\n </td>\n <td style=\"vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px\" class=\"hierarchy\">0..1</td>\n <td style=\"vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px\" class=\"hierarchy\">\n <a href=\"references.html#Reference\">Reference</a>(\n <a href=\"practitioner.html\">Practitioner</a> | \n <a href=\"practitionerrole.html\">PractitionerRole</a> | \n <a href=\"organization.html\">Organization</a>)\n </td>\n <td style=\"vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px\" class=\"hierarchy\">Who is responsible for linkages</td>\n </tr>\n\n <tr style=\"border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px; vertical-align: top; background-color: white;\">\n <td style=\"vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px; white-space: nowrap; background-image: url(data: image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAAyAAAAACCAYAAACg/LjIAAAAI0lEQVR42u3QIQEAAAACIL/6/4MvTAQOkLYBAAB4kAAAANwMad9AqkRjgNAAAAAASUVORK5CYII=)\" class=\"hierarchy\">\n <img src=\"data: image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAAAEAAAAWCAYAAAABxvaqAAAACXBIWXMAAAsTAAALEwEAmpwYAAAAB3RJTUUH3wYeFzIs1vtcMQAAAB1pVFh0Q29tbWVudAAAAAAAQ3JlYXRlZCB3aXRoIEdJTVBkLmUHAAAAE0lEQVQI12P4//8/AxMDAwNdCABMPwMo2ctnoQAAAABJRU5ErkJggg==\" alt=\".\" style=\"background-color: inherit\" class=\"hierarchy\"/>\n <img src=\"data: image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAABAAAAAWCAYAAADJqhx8AAAACXBIWXMAAAsTAAALEwEAmpwYAAAAB3RJTUUH3wYeFzME+lXFigAAAB1pVFh0Q29tbWVudAAAAAAAQ3JlYXRlZCB3aXRoIEdJTVBkLmUHAAAANklEQVQ4y+3OsRUAIAjEUOL+O8cJABttJM11/x1qZAGqRBEVcNIqdWj1efDqQbb3HwwwwEfABmQUHSPM9dtDAAAAAElFTkSuQmCC\" alt=\".\" style=\"background-color: inherit\" class=\"hierarchy\"/>\n <img src=\"data: image/png;base64,R0lGODlhEAAQAPQfAOvGUf7ztuvPMf/78/fkl/Pbg+u8Rvjqteu2Pf3zxPz36Pz0z+vTmPzurPvuw/npofbjquvNefHVduuyN+uuMu3Oafbgjfnqvf/3zv/3xevPi+vRjP/20/bmsP///wD/ACH5BAEKAB8ALAAAAAAQABAAAAVl4CeOZGme5qCqqDg8jyVJaz1876DsmAQAgqDgltspMEhMJoMZ4iy6I1AooFCIv+wKybziALVAoAEjYLwDgGIpJhMslgxaLR4/3rMAWoBp32V5exg8Shl1ckRUQVaMVkQ2kCstKCEAOw==\" alt=\".\" style=\"background-color: white; background-color: inherit\" title=\"Element\" class=\"hierarchy\"/> \n <span title=\"Linkage.item : Identifies which record considered as the reference to the same real-world occurrence as well as how the items should be evaluated within the collection of linked items.\">item</span>\n <a name=\"Linkage.item\"> </a>\n </td>\n <td style=\"vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px\" class=\"hierarchy\">\n <a style=\"padding-left: 3px; padding-right: 3px; color: black; background-color: white\" href=\"elementdefinition-definitions.html#ElementDefinition.isSummary\" title=\"This element is included in summaries\">&#931;</a>\n <a style=\"padding-left: 3px; padding-right: 3px; color: black; background-color: white\" href=\"conformance-rules.html#constraints\" title=\"This element has or is affected by some invariants\">I</a>\n </td>\n <td style=\"vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px\" class=\"hierarchy\">1..*</td>\n <td style=\"vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px\" class=\"hierarchy\">\n <a href=\"backboneelement.html\">BackboneElement</a>\n </td>\n <td style=\"vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px\" class=\"hierarchy\">Item to be linked\n <br/>\n </td>\n </tr>\n\n <tr style=\"border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px; vertical-align: top; background-color: white;\">\n <td style=\"vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px; white-space: nowrap; background-image: url(data: image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAAyAAAAACCAYAAACg/LjIAAAALElEQVR42u3QwQkAMAwDsezq/WdIO4XJQwa9DTdJpulv258AAMANIgAAADUPYAVAgAJ//usAAAAASUVORK5CYII=)\" class=\"hierarchy\">\n <img src=\"data: image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAAAEAAAAWCAYAAAABxvaqAAAACXBIWXMAAAsTAAALEwEAmpwYAAAAB3RJTUUH3wYeFzIs1vtcMQAAAB1pVFh0Q29tbWVudAAAAAAAQ3JlYXRlZCB3aXRoIEdJTVBkLmUHAAAAE0lEQVQI12P4//8/AxMDAwNdCABMPwMo2ctnoQAAAABJRU5ErkJggg==\" alt=\".\" style=\"background-color: inherit\" class=\"hierarchy\"/>\n <img src=\"data: image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAABAAAAAWCAYAAADJqhx8AAAACXBIWXMAAAsTAAALEwEAmpwYAAAAB3RJTUUH3wYeFzIZgEiYEgAAAB1pVFh0Q29tbWVudAAAAAAAQ3JlYXRlZCB3aXRoIEdJTVBkLmUHAAAAIElEQVQ4y2P8//8/AyWAiYFCMGrAqAGjBowaMGoAAgAALL0DKYQ0DPIAAAAASUVORK5CYII=\" alt=\".\" style=\"background-color: inherit\" class=\"hierarchy\"/>\n <img src=\"data: image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAABAAAAAWCAYAAADJqhx8AAAACXBIWXMAAAsTAAALEwEAmpwYAAAAB3RJTUUH3wYeFzI3XJ6V3QAAAB1pVFh0Q29tbWVudAAAAAAAQ3JlYXRlZCB3aXRoIEdJTVBkLmUHAAAANklEQVQ4y+2RsQ0AIAzDav7/2VzQwoCY4iWbZSmo1QGoUgNMghvWaIejPQW/CrrNCylIwcOCDYfLNRcNer4SAAAAAElFTkSuQmCC\" alt=\".\" style=\"background-color: inherit\" class=\"hierarchy\"/>\n <img src=\"data: image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAABAAAAAQCAYAAAAf8/9hAAAACXBIWXMAAAsTAAALEwEAmpwYAAAARklEQVQ4y2P8//8/AyWAhYFCMAgMuHjx4n+KXaCv+I0szW8WpCG8kFO1lGFKW/SIjAUYgxz/MzAwMDC+nqhDUTQyjuYFBgCNmhP4OvTRgwAAAABJRU5ErkJggg==\" alt=\".\" style=\"background-color: white; background-color: inherit\" title=\"Primitive Data Type\" class=\"hierarchy\"/> \n <span title=\"Linkage.item.type : Distinguishes which item is &quot;source of truth&quot; (if any) and which items are no longer considered to be current representations.\">type</span>\n <a name=\"Linkage.item.type\"> </a>\n </td>\n <td style=\"vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px\" class=\"hierarchy\">\n <a style=\"padding-left: 3px; padding-right: 3px; color: black; background-color: white\" href=\"elementdefinition-definitions.html#ElementDefinition.isSummary\" title=\"This element is included in summaries\">&#931;</a>\n </td>\n <td style=\"vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px\" class=\"hierarchy\">1..1</td>\n <td style=\"vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px\" class=\"hierarchy\">\n <a href=\"datatypes.html#code\">code</a>\n </td>\n <td style=\"vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px\" class=\"hierarchy\">source | alternate | historical\n <br/>\n <a href=\"valueset-linkage-type.html\" title=\"Used to distinguish different roles a resource can play within a set of linked resources.\">LinkageType</a> (\n <a href=\"terminologies.html#required\" title=\"To be conformant, the concept in this element SHALL be from the specified value set.\">Required</a>)\n </td>\n </tr>\n\n <tr style=\"border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px; vertical-align: top; background-color: white;\">\n <td style=\"vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px; white-space: nowrap; background-image: url(data: image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAAyAAAAACCAYAAACg/LjIAAAAI0lEQVR42u3QIQEAAAACIL/6/4MvTAQOkLYBAAB4kAAAANwMad9AqkRjgNAAAAAASUVORK5CYII=)\" class=\"hierarchy\">\n <img src=\"data: image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAAAEAAAAWCAYAAAABxvaqAAAACXBIWXMAAAsTAAALEwEAmpwYAAAAB3RJTUUH3wYeFzIs1vtcMQAAAB1pVFh0Q29tbWVudAAAAAAAQ3JlYXRlZCB3aXRoIEdJTVBkLmUHAAAAE0lEQVQI12P4//8/AxMDAwNdCABMPwMo2ctnoQAAAABJRU5ErkJggg==\" alt=\".\" style=\"background-color: inherit\" class=\"hierarchy\"/>\n <img src=\"data: image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAABAAAAAWCAYAAADJqhx8AAAACXBIWXMAAAsTAAALEwEAmpwYAAAAB3RJTUUH3wYeFzIZgEiYEgAAAB1pVFh0Q29tbWVudAAAAAAAQ3JlYXRlZCB3aXRoIEdJTVBkLmUHAAAAIElEQVQ4y2P8//8/AyWAiYFCMGrAqAGjBowaMGoAAgAALL0DKYQ0DPIAAAAASUVORK5CYII=\" alt=\".\" style=\"background-color: inherit\" class=\"hierarchy\"/>\n <img src=\"data: image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAABAAAAAWCAYAAADJqhx8AAAACXBIWXMAAAsTAAALEwEAmpwYAAAAB3RJTUUH3wYeFzME+lXFigAAAB1pVFh0Q29tbWVudAAAAAAAQ3JlYXRlZCB3aXRoIEdJTVBkLmUHAAAANklEQVQ4y+3OsRUAIAjEUOL+O8cJABttJM11/x1qZAGqRBEVcNIqdWj1efDqQbb3HwwwwEfABmQUHSPM9dtDAAAAAElFTkSuQmCC\" alt=\".\" style=\"background-color: inherit\" class=\"hierarchy\"/>\n <img src=\"data: image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAABAAAAAQCAYAAAAf8/9hAAAAAXNSR0IArs4c6QAAAARnQU1BAACxjwv8YQUAAAAJcEhZcwAADsMAAA7DAcdvqGQAAAAadEVYdFNvZnR3YXJlAFBhaW50Lk5FVCB2My41LjEwMPRyoQAAAFxJREFUOE/NjEEOACEIA/0o/38GGw+agoXYeNnDJDCUDnd/gkoFKhWozJiZI3gLwY6rAgxhsPKTPUzycTl8lAryMyMsVQG6TFi6cHULyz8KOjC7OIQKlQpU3uPjAwhX2CCcGsgOAAAAAElFTkSuQmCC\" alt=\".\" style=\"background-color: white; background-color: inherit\" title=\"Reference to another Resource\" class=\"hierarchy\"/> \n <span title=\"Linkage.item.resource : The resource instance being linked as part of the group.\">resource</span>\n <a name=\"Linkage.item.resource\"> </a>\n </td>\n <td style=\"vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px\" class=\"hierarchy\">\n <a style=\"padding-left: 3px; padding-right: 3px; color: black; background-color: white\" href=\"elementdefinition-definitions.html#ElementDefinition.isSummary\" title=\"This element is included in summaries\">&#931;</a>\n </td>\n <td style=\"vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px\" class=\"hierarchy\">1..1</td>\n <td style=\"vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px\" class=\"hierarchy\">\n <a href=\"references.html#Reference\">Reference</a>(\n <a href=\"resourcelist.html\">Any</a>)\n </td>\n <td style=\"vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px\" class=\"hierarchy\">Resource being linked</td>\n </tr>\n\n <tr>\n <td colspan=\"5\" class=\"hierarchy\">\n <br/>\n <a href=\"formats.html#table\" title=\"Legend for this format\">\n <img alt=\"doco\" style=\"background-color: inherit\"/> Documentation for this format\n </a>\n </td>\n </tr>\n </table>\n </div>"
  },
  "extension" : [
    {
      "url" : "http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-standards-status",
      "valueCode" : "trial-use"
    },
    {
      "url" : "http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-fmm",
      "valueInteger" : 0
    },
    {
      "url" : "http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-security-category",
      "valueCode" : "patient"
    },
    {
      "url" : "http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-wg",
      "valueCode" : "pc"
    },
    {
      "url" : "http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-category",
      "valueString" : "Foundation.Other"
    }
  ],
  "url" : "http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/Linkage",
  "version" : "4.0.0",
  "name" : "Linkage",
  "status" : "draft",
  "date" : "2019-01-10T05:44:59+00:00",
  "publisher" : "Health Level Seven International (Patient Care)",
  "contact" : [
    {
      "telecom" : [
        {
          "system" : "url",
          "value" : "http://hl7.org/fhir"
        }
      ]
    },
    {
      "telecom" : [
        {
          "system" : "url",
          "value" : "http://www.hl7.org/Special/committees/patientcare/index.cfm"
        }
      ]
    }
  ],
  "description" : "Identifies two or more records (resource instances) that refer to the same real-world \"occurrence\".",
  "fhirVersion" : "4.0.0",
  "mapping" : [
    {
      "identity" : "rim",
      "uri" : "http://hl7.org/v3",
      "name" : "RIM Mapping"
    },
    {
      "identity" : "w5",
      "uri" : "http://hl7.org/fhir/fivews",
      "name" : "FiveWs Pattern Mapping"
    }
  ],
  "kind" : "resource",
  "abstract" : false,
  "type" : "Linkage",
  "baseDefinition" : "http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/DomainResource",
  "derivation" : "specialization",
  "snapshot" : {
    "element" : [
      {
        "id" : "Linkage",
        "path" : "Linkage",
        "short" : "Links records for 'same' item",
        "definition" : "Identifies two or more records (resource instances) that refer to the same real-world \"occurrence\".",
        "min" : 0,
        "max" : "*",
        "base" : {
          "path" : "Linkage",
          "min" : 0,
          "max" : "*"
        },
        "constraint" : [
          {
            "key" : "dom-2",
            "severity" : "error",
            "human" : "If the resource is contained in another resource, it SHALL NOT contain nested Resources",
            "expression" : "contained.contained.empty()",
            "xpath" : "not(parent::f:contained and f:contained)",
            "source" : "DomainResource"
          },
          {
            "key" : "dom-4",
            "severity" : "error",
            "human" : "If a resource is contained in another resource, it SHALL NOT have a meta.versionId or a meta.lastUpdated",
            "expression" : "contained.meta.versionId.empty() and contained.meta.lastUpdated.empty()",
            "xpath" : "not(exists(f:contained/*/f:meta/f:versionId)) and not(exists(f:contained/*/f:meta/f:lastUpdated))",
            "source" : "DomainResource"
          },
          {
            "key" : "dom-3",
            "severity" : "error",
            "human" : "If the resource is contained in another resource, it SHALL be referred to from elsewhere in the resource or SHALL refer to the containing resource",
            "expression" : "contained.where((('#'+id in (%resource.descendants().reference | %resource.descendants().as(canonical) | %resource.descendants().as(uri) | %resource.descendants().as(url))) or descendants().where(reference = '#').exists() or descendants().where(as(canonical) = '#').exists() or descendants().where(as(canonical) = '#').exists()).not()).trace('unmatched', id).empty()",
            "xpath" : "not(exists(for $contained in f:contained return $contained[not(parent::*/descendant::f:reference/@value=concat('#', $contained/*/id/@value) or descendant::f:reference[@value='#'])]))",
            "source" : "DomainResource"
          },
          {
            "extension" : [
              {
                "url" : "http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bestpractice",
                "valueBoolean" : true
              },
              {
                "url" : "http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bestpractice-explanation",
                "valueMarkdown" : "When a resource has no narrative, only systems that fully understand the data can display the resource to a human safely. Including a human readable representation in the resource makes for a much more robust eco-system and cheaper handling of resources by intermediary systems. Some ecosystems restrict distribution of resources to only those systems that do fully understand the resources, and as a consequence implementers may believe that the narrative is superfluous. However experience shows that such eco-systems often open up to new participants over time."
              }
            ],
            "key" : "dom-6",
            "severity" : "warning",
            "human" : "A resource should have narrative for robust management",
            "expression" : "text.div.exists()",
            "xpath" : "exists(f:text/h:div)",
            "source" : "DomainResource"
          },
          {
            "key" : "dom-5",
            "severity" : "error",
            "human" : "If a resource is contained in another resource, it SHALL NOT have a security label",
            "expression" : "contained.meta.security.empty()",
            "xpath" : "not(exists(f:contained/*/f:meta/f:security))",
            "source" : "DomainResource"
          },
          {
            "key" : "lnk-1",
            "severity" : "error",
            "human" : "Must have at least two items",
            "expression" : "item.count()>1",
            "xpath" : "count(f:item)>1"
          }
        ],
        "isModifier" : false,
        "isSummary" : false,
        "mapping" : [
          {
            "identity" : "rim",
            "map" : "Entity. Role, or Act"
          },
          {
            "identity" : "rim",
            "map" : "N/A - RIM doesn't know how to do this"
          }
        ]
      },
      {
        "id" : "Linkage.id",
        "path" : "Linkage.id",
        "short" : "Logical id of this artifact",
        "definition" : "The logical id of the resource, as used in the URL for the resource. Once assigned, this value never changes.",
        "comment" : "The only time that a resource does not have an id is when it is being submitted to the server using a create operation.",
        "min" : 0,
        "max" : "1",
        "base" : {
          "path" : "Resource.id",
          "min" : 0,
          "max" : "1"
        },
        "type" : [
          {
            "code" : "id"
          }
        ],
        "isModifier" : false,
        "isSummary" : true
      },
      {
        "id" : "Linkage.meta",
        "path" : "Linkage.meta",
        "short" : "Metadata about the resource",
        "definition" : "The metadata about the resource. This is content that is maintained by the infrastructure. Changes to the content might not always be associated with version changes to the resource.",
        "min" : 0,
        "max" : "1",
        "base" : {
          "path" : "Resource.meta",
          "min" : 0,
          "max" : "1"
        },
        "type" : [
          {
            "code" : "Meta"
          }
        ],
        "isModifier" : false,
        "isSummary" : true
      },
      {
        "id" : "Linkage.implicitRules",
        "path" : "Linkage.implicitRules",
        "short" : "A set of rules under which this content was created",
        "definition" : "A reference to a set of rules that were followed when the resource was constructed, and which must be understood when processing the content. Often, this is a reference to an implementation guide that defines the special rules along with other profiles etc.",
        "comment" : "Asserting this rule set restricts the content to be only understood by a limited set of trading partners. This inherently limits the usefulness of the data in the long term. However, the existing health eco-system is highly fractured, and not yet ready to define, collect, and exchange data in a generally computable sense. Wherever possible, implementers and/or specification writers should avoid using this element. Often, when used, the URL is a reference to an implementation guide that defines these special rules as part of it's narrative along with other profiles, value sets, etc.",
        "min" : 0,
        "max" : "1",
        "base" : {
          "path" : "Resource.implicitRules",
          "min" : 0,
          "max" : "1"
        },
        "type" : [
          {
            "code" : "uri"
          }
        ],
        "isModifier" : true,
        "isModifierReason" : "This element is labeled as a modifier because the implicit rules may provide additional knowledge about the resource that modifies it's meaning or interpretation",
        "isSummary" : true
      },
      {
        "id" : "Linkage.language",
        "path" : "Linkage.language",
        "short" : "Language of the resource content",
        "definition" : "The base language in which the resource is written.",
        "comment" : "Language is provided to support indexing and accessibility (typically, services such as text to speech use the language tag). The html language tag in the narrative applies to the narrative. The language tag on the resource may be used to specify the language of other presentations generated from the data in the resource. Not all the content has to be in the base language. The Resource.language should not be assumed to apply to the narrative automatically. If a language is specified, it should it also be specified on the div element in the html (see rules in HTML5 for information about the relationship between xml:lang and the html lang attribute).",
        "min" : 0,
        "max" : "1",
        "base" : {
          "path" : "Resource.language",
          "min" : 0,
          "max" : "1"
        },
        "type" : [
          {
            "code" : "code"
          }
        ],
        "isModifier" : false,
        "isSummary" : false,
        "binding" : {
          "extension" : [
            {
              "url" : "http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-maxValueSet",
              "valueCanonical" : "http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/all-languages"
            },
            {
              "url" : "http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bindingName",
              "valueString" : "Language"
            },
            {
              "url" : "http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-isCommonBinding",
              "valueBoolean" : true
            }
          ],
          "strength" : "preferred",
          "description" : "A human language.",
          "valueSet" : "http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/languages"
        }
      },
      {
        "id" : "Linkage.text",
        "path" : "Linkage.text",
        "short" : "Text summary of the resource, for human interpretation",
        "definition" : "A human-readable narrative that contains a summary of the resource and can be used to represent the content of the resource to a human. The narrative need not encode all the structured data, but is required to contain sufficient detail to make it \"clinically safe\" for a human to just read the narrative. Resource definitions may define what content should be represented in the narrative to ensure clinical safety.",
        "comment" : "Contained resources do not have narrative. Resources that are not contained SHOULD have a narrative. In some cases, a resource may only have text with little or no additional discrete data (as long as all minOccurs=1 elements are satisfied). This may be necessary for data from legacy systems where information is captured as a \"text blob\" or where text is additionally entered raw or narrated and encoded information is added later.",
        "alias" : [
          "narrative",
          "html",
          "xhtml",
          "display"
        ],
        "min" : 0,
        "max" : "1",
        "base" : {
          "path" : "DomainResource.text",
          "min" : 0,
          "max" : "1"
        },
        "type" : [
          {
            "code" : "Narrative"
          }
        ],
        "isModifier" : false,
        "isSummary" : false,
        "mapping" : [
          {
            "identity" : "rim",
            "map" : "Act.text?"
          }
        ]
      },
      {
        "id" : "Linkage.contained",
        "path" : "Linkage.contained",
        "short" : "Contained, inline Resources",
        "definition" : "These resources do not have an independent existence apart from the resource that contains them - they cannot be identified independently, and nor can they have their own independent transaction scope.",
        "comment" : "This should never be done when the content can be identified properly, as once identification is lost, it is extremely difficult (and context dependent) to restore it again. Contained resources may have profiles and tags In their meta elements, but SHALL NOT have security labels.",
        "alias" : [
          "inline resources",
          "anonymous resources",
          "contained resources"
        ],
        "min" : 0,
        "max" : "*",
        "base" : {
          "path" : "DomainResource.contained",
          "min" : 0,
          "max" : "*"
        },
        "type" : [
          {
            "code" : "Resource"
          }
        ],
        "isModifier" : false,
        "isSummary" : false,
        "mapping" : [
          {
            "identity" : "rim",
            "map" : "N/A"
          }
        ]
      },
      {
        "id" : "Linkage.extension",
        "path" : "Linkage.extension",
        "short" : "Additional content defined by implementations",
        "definition" : "May be used to represent additional information that is not part of the basic definition of the resource. To make the use of extensions safe and manageable, there is a strict set of governance applied to the definition and use of extensions. Though any implementer can define an extension, there is a set of requirements that SHALL be met as part of the definition of the extension.",
        "comment" : "There can be no stigma associated with the use of extensions by any application, project, or standard - regardless of the institution or jurisdiction that uses or defines the extensions. The use of extensions is what allows the FHIR specification to retain a core level of simplicity for everyone.",
        "alias" : [
          "extensions",
          "user content"
        ],
        "min" : 0,
        "max" : "*",
        "base" : {
          "path" : "DomainResource.extension",
          "min" : 0,
          "max" : "*"
        },
        "type" : [
          {
            "code" : "Extension"
          }
        ],
        "isModifier" : false,
        "isSummary" : false,
        "mapping" : [
          {
            "identity" : "rim",
            "map" : "N/A"
          }
        ]
      },
      {
        "id" : "Linkage.modifierExtension",
        "path" : "Linkage.modifierExtension",
        "short" : "Extensions that cannot be ignored",
        "definition" : "May be used to represent additional information that is not part of the basic definition of the resource and that modifies the understanding of the element that contains it and/or the understanding of the containing element's descendants. Usually modifier elements provide negation or qualification. To make the use of extensions safe and manageable, there is a strict set of governance applied to the definition and use of extensions. Though any implementer is allowed to define an extension, there is a set of requirements that SHALL be met as part of the definition of the extension. Applications processing a resource are required to check for modifier extensions.\n\nModifier extensions SHALL NOT change the meaning of any elements on Resource or DomainResource (including cannot change the meaning of modifierExtension itself).",
        "comment" : "There can be no stigma associated with the use of extensions by any application, project, or standard - regardless of the institution or jurisdiction that uses or defines the extensions. The use of extensions is what allows the FHIR specification to retain a core level of simplicity for everyone.",
        "requirements" : "Modifier extensions allow for extensions that *cannot* be safely ignored to be clearly distinguished from the vast majority of extensions which can be safely ignored. This promotes interoperability by eliminating the need for implementers to prohibit the presence of extensions. For further information, see the [definition of modifier extensions](extensibility.html#modifierExtension).",
        "alias" : [
          "extensions",
          "user content"
        ],
        "min" : 0,
        "max" : "*",
        "base" : {
          "path" : "DomainResource.modifierExtension",
          "min" : 0,
          "max" : "*"
        },
        "type" : [
          {
            "code" : "Extension"
          }
        ],
        "isModifier" : true,
        "isModifierReason" : "Modifier extensions are expected to modify the meaning or interpretation of the resource that contains them",
        "isSummary" : false,
        "mapping" : [
          {
            "identity" : "rim",
            "map" : "N/A"
          }
        ]
      },
      {
        "id" : "Linkage.active",
        "path" : "Linkage.active",
        "short" : "Whether this linkage assertion is active or not",
        "definition" : "Indicates whether the asserted set of linkages are considered to be \"in effect\".",
        "comment" : "If false, any asserted linkages should not be considered current/relevant/applicable.",
        "requirements" : "Need to be able to mark a linkage record as not to be used because it was created in error.",
        "min" : 0,
        "max" : "1",
        "base" : {
          "path" : "Linkage.active",
          "min" : 0,
          "max" : "1"
        },
        "type" : [
          {
            "code" : "boolean"
          }
        ],
        "meaningWhenMissing" : "This resource is generally assumed to be active if no value is provided for the active element",
        "isModifier" : false,
        "isSummary" : true,
        "mapping" : [
          {
            "identity" : "w5",
            "map" : "FiveWs.status"
          }
        ]
      },
      {
        "id" : "Linkage.author",
        "path" : "Linkage.author",
        "short" : "Who is responsible for linkages",
        "definition" : "Identifies the user or organization responsible for asserting the linkages as well as the user or organization who establishes the context in which the nature of each linkage is evaluated.",
        "requirements" : "\"Primary\" for the same set of linked resources may be different from different user's/organization's perspectives.",
        "min" : 0,
        "max" : "1",
        "base" : {
          "path" : "Linkage.author",
          "min" : 0,
          "max" : "1"
        },
        "type" : [
          {
            "code" : "Reference",
            "targetProfile" : [
              "http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/Practitioner",
              "http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/PractitionerRole",
              "http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/Organization"
            ]
          }
        ],
        "isModifier" : false,
        "isSummary" : true,
        "mapping" : [
          {
            "identity" : "w5",
            "map" : "FiveWs.author"
          }
        ]
      },
      {
        "id" : "Linkage.item",
        "path" : "Linkage.item",
        "short" : "Item to be linked",
        "definition" : "Identifies which record considered as the reference to the same real-world occurrence as well as how the items should be evaluated within the collection of linked items.",
        "min" : 1,
        "max" : "*",
        "base" : {
          "path" : "Linkage.item",
          "min" : 1,
          "max" : "*"
        },
        "type" : [
          {
            "code" : "BackboneElement"
          }
        ],
        "condition" : [
          "lnk-1"
        ],
        "constraint" : [
          {
            "key" : "ele-1",
            "severity" : "error",
            "human" : "All FHIR elements must have a @value or children",
            "expression" : "hasValue() or (children().count() > id.count())",
            "xpath" : "@value|f:*|h:div",
            "source" : "Element"
          }
        ],
        "isModifier" : false,
        "isSummary" : true
      },
      {
        "id" : "Linkage.item.id",
        "path" : "Linkage.item.id",
        "representation" : [
          "xmlAttr"
        ],
        "short" : "Unique id for inter-element referencing",
        "definition" : "Unique id for the element within a resource (for internal references). This may be any string value that does not contain spaces.",
        "min" : 0,
        "max" : "1",
        "base" : {
          "path" : "Element.id",
          "min" : 0,
          "max" : "1"
        },
        "type" : [
          {
            "code" : "string"
          }
        ],
        "isModifier" : false,
        "isSummary" : false,
        "mapping" : [
          {
            "identity" : "rim",
            "map" : "n/a"
          }
        ]
      },
      {
        "id" : "Linkage.item.extension",
        "path" : "Linkage.item.extension",
        "short" : "Additional content defined by implementations",
        "definition" : "May be used to represent additional information that is not part of the basic definition of the element. To make the use of extensions safe and manageable, there is a strict set of governance applied to the definition and use of extensions. Though any implementer can define an extension, there is a set of requirements that SHALL be met as part of the definition of the extension.",
        "comment" : "There can be no stigma associated with the use of extensions by any application, project, or standard - regardless of the institution or jurisdiction that uses or defines the extensions. The use of extensions is what allows the FHIR specification to retain a core level of simplicity for everyone.",
        "alias" : [
          "extensions",
          "user content"
        ],
        "min" : 0,
        "max" : "*",
        "base" : {
          "path" : "Element.extension",
          "min" : 0,
          "max" : "*"
        },
        "type" : [
          {
            "code" : "Extension"
          }
        ],
        "isModifier" : false,
        "isSummary" : false,
        "mapping" : [
          {
            "identity" : "rim",
            "map" : "n/a"
          }
        ]
      },
      {
        "id" : "Linkage.item.modifierExtension",
        "path" : "Linkage.item.modifierExtension",
        "short" : "Extensions that cannot be ignored even if unrecognized",
        "definition" : "May be used to represent additional information that is not part of the basic definition of the element and that modifies the understanding of the element in which it is contained and/or the understanding of the containing element's descendants. Usually modifier elements provide negation or qualification. To make the use of extensions safe and manageable, there is a strict set of governance applied to the definition and use of extensions. Though any implementer can define an extension, there is a set of requirements that SHALL be met as part of the definition of the extension. Applications processing a resource are required to check for modifier extensions.\n\nModifier extensions SHALL NOT change the meaning of any elements on Resource or DomainResource (including cannot change the meaning of modifierExtension itself).",
        "comment" : "There can be no stigma associated with the use of extensions by any application, project, or standard - regardless of the institution or jurisdiction that uses or defines the extensions. The use of extensions is what allows the FHIR specification to retain a core level of simplicity for everyone.",
        "requirements" : "Modifier extensions allow for extensions that *cannot* be safely ignored to be clearly distinguished from the vast majority of extensions which can be safely ignored. This promotes interoperability by eliminating the need for implementers to prohibit the presence of extensions. For further information, see the [definition of modifier extensions](extensibility.html#modifierExtension).",
        "alias" : [
          "extensions",
          "user content",
          "modifiers"
        ],
        "min" : 0,
        "max" : "*",
        "base" : {
          "path" : "BackboneElement.modifierExtension",
          "min" : 0,
          "max" : "*"
        },
        "type" : [
          {
            "code" : "Extension"
          }
        ],
        "isModifier" : true,
        "isModifierReason" : "Modifier extensions are expected to modify the meaning or interpretation of the element that contains them",
        "isSummary" : true,
        "mapping" : [
          {
            "identity" : "rim",
            "map" : "N/A"
          }
        ]
      },
      {
        "id" : "Linkage.item.type",
        "path" : "Linkage.item.type",
        "short" : "source | alternate | historical",
        "definition" : "Distinguishes which item is \"source of truth\" (if any) and which items are no longer considered to be current representations.",
        "min" : 1,
        "max" : "1",
        "base" : {
          "path" : "Linkage.item.type",
          "min" : 1,
          "max" : "1"
        },
        "type" : [
          {
            "code" : "code"
          }
        ],
        "isModifier" : false,
        "isSummary" : true,
        "binding" : {
          "extension" : [
            {
              "url" : "http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bindingName",
              "valueString" : "LinkageType"
            }
          ],
          "strength" : "required",
          "description" : "Used to distinguish different roles a resource can play within a set of linked resources.",
          "valueSet" : "http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/linkage-type|4.0.0"
        }
      },
      {
        "id" : "Linkage.item.resource",
        "path" : "Linkage.item.resource",
        "short" : "Resource being linked",
        "definition" : "The resource instance being linked as part of the group.",
        "min" : 1,
        "max" : "1",
        "base" : {
          "path" : "Linkage.item.resource",
          "min" : 1,
          "max" : "1"
        },
        "type" : [
          {
            "code" : "Reference",
            "targetProfile" : [
              "http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/Resource"
            ]
          }
        ],
        "isModifier" : false,
        "isSummary" : true
      }
    ]
  },
  "differential" : {
    "element" : [
      {
        "id" : "Linkage",
        "path" : "Linkage",
        "short" : "Links records for 'same' item",
        "definition" : "Identifies two or more records (resource instances) that refer to the same real-world \"occurrence\".",
        "min" : 0,
        "max" : "*",
        "constraint" : [
          {
            "key" : "lnk-1",
            "severity" : "error",
            "human" : "Must have at least two items",
            "expression" : "item.count()>1",
            "xpath" : "count(f:item)>1"
          }
        ],
        "mapping" : [
          {
            "identity" : "rim",
            "map" : "N/A - RIM doesn't know how to do this"
          }
        ]
      },
      {
        "id" : "Linkage.active",
        "path" : "Linkage.active",
        "short" : "Whether this linkage assertion is active or not",
        "definition" : "Indicates whether the asserted set of linkages are considered to be \"in effect\".",
        "comment" : "If false, any asserted linkages should not be considered current/relevant/applicable.",
        "requirements" : "Need to be able to mark a linkage record as not to be used because it was created in error.",
        "min" : 0,
        "max" : "1",
        "type" : [
          {
            "code" : "boolean"
          }
        ],
        "meaningWhenMissing" : "This resource is generally assumed to be active if no value is provided for the active element",
        "isSummary" : true,
        "mapping" : [
          {
            "identity" : "w5",
            "map" : "FiveWs.status"
          }
        ]
      },
      {
        "id" : "Linkage.author",
        "path" : "Linkage.author",
        "short" : "Who is responsible for linkages",
        "definition" : "Identifies the user or organization responsible for asserting the linkages as well as the user or organization who establishes the context in which the nature of each linkage is evaluated.",
        "requirements" : "\"Primary\" for the same set of linked resources may be different from different user's/organization's perspectives.",
        "min" : 0,
        "max" : "1",
        "type" : [
          {
            "code" : "Reference",
            "targetProfile" : [
              "http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/Practitioner",
              "http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/PractitionerRole",
              "http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/Organization"
            ]
          }
        ],
        "isSummary" : true,
        "mapping" : [
          {
            "identity" : "w5",
            "map" : "FiveWs.author"
          }
        ]
      },
      {
        "id" : "Linkage.item",
        "path" : "Linkage.item",
        "short" : "Item to be linked",
        "definition" : "Identifies which record considered as the reference to the same real-world occurrence as well as how the items should be evaluated within the collection of linked items.",
        "min" : 1,
        "max" : "*",
        "type" : [
          {
            "code" : "BackboneElement"
          }
        ],
        "condition" : [
          "lnk-1"
        ],
        "isSummary" : true
      },
      {
        "id" : "Linkage.item.type",
        "path" : "Linkage.item.type",
        "short" : "source | alternate | historical",
        "definition" : "Distinguishes which item is \"source of truth\" (if any) and which items are no longer considered to be current representations.",
        "min" : 1,
        "max" : "1",
        "type" : [
          {
            "code" : "code"
          }
        ],
        "isSummary" : true,
        "binding" : {
          "extension" : [
            {
              "url" : "http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bindingName",
              "valueString" : "LinkageType"
            }
          ],
          "strength" : "required",
          "description" : "Used to distinguish different roles a resource can play within a set of linked resources.",
          "valueSet" : "http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/linkage-type|4.0.0"
        }
      },
      {
        "id" : "Linkage.item.resource",
        "path" : "Linkage.item.resource",
        "short" : "Resource being linked",
        "definition" : "The resource instance being linked as part of the group.",
        "min" : 1,
        "max" : "1",
        "type" : [
          {
            "code" : "Reference",
            "targetProfile" : [
              "http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/Resource"
            ]
          }
        ],
        "isSummary" : true
      }
    ]
  }
}