extension shown: fhir [x]


Defined in the fhir.schema.org extension.
Canonical URL: http://schema.org/Resource

Thing > Resource

Base StructureDefinition for Resource Resource

Usage: Fewer than 10 domains
PropertyExpected TypeDescription
Properties from Resource
Resource.id Text The logical id of the resource, as used in the URL for the resource. Once assigned, this value never changes.
Resource.implicitRules Text A reference to a set of rules that were followed when the resource was constructed, and which must be understood when processing the content.
Resource.language http://tools.ietf.org/html/bcp47 The base language in which the resource is written.
Resource.meta Meta The metadata about the resource. This is content that is maintained by the infrastructure. Changes to the content may not always be associated with version changes to the resource.
Properties from Thing
additionalType URL An additional type for the item, typically used for adding more specific types from external vocabularies in microdata syntax. This is a relationship between something and a class that the thing is in. In RDFa syntax, it is better to use the native RDFa syntax - the 'typeof' attribute - for multiple types. Schema.org tools may have only weaker understanding of extra types, in particular those defined externally.
alternateName Text An alias for the item.
description Text A description of the item.
disambiguatingDescription Text A sub property of description. A short description of the item used to disambiguate from other, similar items. Information from other properties (in particular, name) may be necessary for the description to be useful for disambiguation.
image URL  or
An image of the item. This can be a URL or a fully described ImageObject.
mainEntityOfPage URL  or
Indicates a page (or other CreativeWork) for which this thing is the main entity being described.

See background notes for details.
Inverse property: mainEntity.
name Text The name of the item.
potentialAction Action Indicates a potential Action, which describes an idealized action in which this thing would play an 'object' role.
sameAs URL URL of a reference Web page that unambiguously indicates the item's identity. E.g. the URL of the item's Wikipedia page, Freebase page, or official website.
url URL URL of the item.

Instances of Resource may appear as values for the following properties
PropertyOn TypesDescription
AuditEvent.object.reference AuditEvent Identifies a specific instance of the participant object. The reference should always be version specific.
Basic.subject Basic Identifies the patient, practitioner, device or any other resource that is the "focus" of this resource.
Bundle.entry.resource Bundle The Resources for the entry.
CarePlan.activity.actionResulting CarePlan Resources that describe follow-on actions resulting from the plan, such as drug prescriptions, encounter records, appointments, etc.
CarePlan.support CarePlan Identifies portions of the patient's record that specifically influenced the formation of the plan. These might include co-morbidities, recent procedures, limitations, recent assessments, etc.
ClinicalImpression.triggerReference ClinicalImpression The request or event that necessitated this assessment. This may be a diagnosis, a Care Plan, a Request Referral, or some other resource.
Communication.payload.contentReference Communication A communicated content (or for multi-part communications, one portion of the communication).
CommunicationRequest.payload.contentReference CommunicationRequest The communicated content (or for multi-part communications, one portion of the communication).
Composition.event.detail Composition  or
The description and/or reference of the event(s) being documented. For example, this could be used to document such a colonoscopy or an appendectomy.
Composition.section.entry Composition  or
The content (narrative and data) associated with the section.
Composition.subject clinicaldocument  or
measurereport  or
Who or what the composition is about. The composition can be about a person, (patient or healthcare practitioner), a device (I.e. machine) or even a group of subjects (such as a document about a herd of livestock, or a set of patients that share a common exposure).
Condition.evidence.detail Condition Links to other relevant information, including pathology reports.
Contract.subject Contract  or
Who and/or what this Contract is about: typically a Patient, Organization, or valued items such as goods and services.
Contract.term.subject Contract  or
Who or what this Consent Directive Provision is about.
Contract.term.valuedItem.entityReference Contract  or
Specific type of Contract Provision Valued Item that may be priced.
Contract.valuedItem.entityReference Contract  or
Specific type of Contract Valued Item that may be priced.
DetectedIssue.implicated DetectedIssue Indicates the resource representing the current activity or proposed activity that is potentially problematic.
DocumentManifest.content.pReference DocumentManifest The list of references to document content, or Attachment that consist of the parts of this document manifest. Usually, these would be document references, but direct references to Media or Attachments are also allowed.
DocumentManifest.related.ref DocumentManifest Related Resource to this DocumentManifest. For example, Order, DiagnosticOrder, Procedure, EligibilityRequest, etc.
DocumentReference.context.related.ref DocumentReference Related Resource to this DocumentReference. If both id and ref are present they shall refer to the same thing.
DomainResource.contained DomainResource 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.
ImplementationGuide.package.resource.sourceReference ImplementationGuide Where this resource is found.
List.entry.item List A reference to the actual resource from which data was derived.
MedicationStatement.supportingInformation MedicationStatement Allows linking the MedicationStatement to the underlying MedicationOrder, or to other information that supports the MedicationStatement.
MessageHeader.data MessageHeader The actual data of the message - a reference to the root/focus class of the event.
Order.detail Order What action is being ordered.
Order.reasonReference Order Text - why the order was made.
OrderResponse.fulfillment OrderResponse Links to resources that provide details of the outcome of performing the order; e.g. Diagnostic Reports in a response that is made to an order that referenced a diagnostic order.
Parameters.parameter.resource Parameters If the parameter is a whole resource.
PaymentNotice.request PaymentNotice Reference of resource to reverse.
PaymentNotice.response PaymentNotice Reference of response to resource to reverse.
PaymentReconciliation.detail.request PaymentReconciliation The claim or financial resource.
PaymentReconciliation.detail.responce PaymentReconciliation The claim response resource.
ProcessRequest.request ProcessRequest Reference of resource which is the target or subject of this action.
ProcessRequest.response ProcessRequest Reference of a prior response to resource which is the target or subject of this action.
ProcessResponse.request ProcessResponse Original request resource reference.
Provenance.target Provenance The Reference(s) that were generated or updated by the activity described in this resource. A provenance can point to more than one target if multiple resources were created/updated by the same activity.
QuestionnaireResponse.group.question.answer.valueReference QuestionnaireResponse The answer (or one of the answers) provided by the respondent to the question.
QuestionnaireResponse.group.subject QuestionnaireResponse More specific subject this section's answers are about, details the subject given in QuestionnaireResponse.
QuestionnaireResponse.subject QuestionnaireResponse The subject of the questionnaire response. This could be a patient, organization, practitioner, device, etc. This is who/what the answers apply to, but is not necessarily the source of information.
ReferralRequest.supportingInformation ReferralRequest Any additional (administrative, financial or clinical) information required to support request for referral or transfer of care. For example: Presenting problems/chief complaints Medical History Family History Alerts Allergy/Intolerance and Adverse Reactions Medications Observations/Assessments (may include cognitive and fundtional assessments) Diagnostic Reports Care Plan.
RiskAssessment.basis RiskAssessment Indicates the source data considered as part of the assessment (FamilyHistory, Observations, Procedures, Conditions, etc.).
SupplyRequest.reasonReference SupplyRequest Why the supply item was requested.
TestScript.fixture.resource TestScript Reference to the resource (containing the contents of the resource needed for operations).
TestScript.profile TestScript Reference to the profile to be used for validation.

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Schema Version 2.2