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A set of rules of how a particular interoperability or standards problem is solved - typically through the use of FHIR resources. This resource is used to gather all the parts of an implementation guide into a logical whole and to publish a computable definition of all the parts.


id0..1stringLogical id of this artifact
meta0..1MetaMetadata about the resource
implicitRules0..1uriA set of rules under which this content was created
language0..1codeLanguage of the resource content
text0..1NarrativeText summary of the resource, for human interpretation
contained0..*ResourceContained, inline Resources
extension0..*ExtensionAdditional content defined by implementations
modifierExtension0..*ExtensionExtensions that cannot be ignored
url1..1uriCanonical identifier for this implementation guide, represented as a URI (globally unique)
version0..1stringBusiness version of the implementation guide
name1..1stringName for this implementation guide (computer friendly)
title0..1stringName for this implementation guide (human friendly)
status1..1codedraft | active | retired | unknown
experimental0..1booleanFor testing purposes, not real usage
date0..1dateTimeDate last changed
publisher0..1stringName of the publisher (organization or individual)
contact0..*ContactDetailContact details for the publisher
description0..1markdownNatural language description of the implementation guide
useContext0..*UsageContextThe context that the content is intended to support
jurisdiction0..*CodeableConceptIntended jurisdiction for implementation guide (if applicable)
copyright0..1markdownUse and/or publishing restrictions
packageId1..1idNPM Package name for IG
license0..1codeSPDX license code for this IG (or not-open-source)
fhirVersion1..*codeFHIR Version(s) this Implementation Guide targets
dependsOn0..*BackboneElementAnother Implementation guide this depends on
global0..*BackboneElementProfiles that apply globally
definition0..1BackboneElementInformation needed to build the IG
manifest0..1BackboneElementInformation about an assembled IG

Search Parameters

contexttokenA use context assigned to the implementation guideImplementationGuide.useContext.value
context-quantityquantityA quantity- or range-valued use context assigned to the implementation guideImplementationGuide.useContext.value
context-typetokenA type of use context assigned to the implementation guideImplementationGuide.useContext.code
datedateThe implementation guide publication
descriptionstringThe description of the implementation guideImplementationGuide.description
jurisdictiontokenIntended jurisdiction for the implementation guideImplementationGuide.jurisdiction
namestringComputationally friendly name of the implementation
publisherstringName of the publisher of the implementation guideImplementationGuide.publisher
statustokenThe current status of the implementation guideImplementationGuide.status
titlestringThe human-friendly name of the implementation guideImplementationGuide.title
urluriThe uri that identifies the implementation guideImplementationGuide.url
versiontokenThe business version of the implementation guideImplementationGuide.version
context-type-quantitycompositeA use context type and quantity- or range-based value assigned to the implementation guideImplementationGuide.useContext
context-type-valuecompositeA use context type and value assigned to the implementation guideImplementationGuide.useContext
depends-onreferenceIdentity of the IG that this depends onImplementationGuide.dependsOn.uri
experimentaltokenFor testing purposes, not real usageImplementationGuide.experimental
globalreferenceProfile that all resources must conform
resourcereferenceLocation of the resourceImplementationGuide.definition.resource.reference