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  1. FHIR Specification Feedback
  2. FHIR-30680

Clarify what is meant by "support the other elements."

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    • Change Request
    • Status: Published (View Workflow)
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    • Resolution: Persuasive with Modification
    • US Core (FHIR)
    • 3.1.1
    • Cross-Group Projects
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    • 5.4.5
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      Change:

      1) "In certain profiles only specific elements are labeled as Must Support."  to 

      "Some elements allow different data types (e.g. Observation.effective[x]) for their content. In these situations, only specific data type choice elements are labeled as Must Support."

      2) "Systems can support the other elements, but this is not a requirement of US Core."

      to 

      "Systems may support populating and processing other choice elements (such as, Observation.effectivePeriod) but this is not a requirement of US Core."

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      Change: 1) "In certain profiles only specific elements are labeled as  Must Support ."  to  "Some elements allow different data types (e.g. Observation.effective [x] ) for their content. In these situations, only specific data type choice elements are labeled as  Must Support ." 2) "Systems can support the other elements, but this is not a requirement of US Core." to  "Systems may support  populating and processing  other choice elements (such as, Observation.effectivePeriod) but this is not a requirement of US Core."
    • Brett Marquard/Gay Dolin: 11-0-0
    • Clarification
    • Non-substantive

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      By "support the other elements", does it mean internally or populating the FHIR elements? This doesn't work with choice data type.

      Existing Wording:

      Systems can support the other elements, but this is not a requirement of US Core.

      (Comment 62 - imported by: Jean Duteau)

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