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ValueSet: Verb ValueSet (Experimental)

Official URL: http://v2.hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/verb Version: 0.1.0
Active as of 2022-08-17 Responsible: FO Computable Name: VsVerb

Conformance verbs ValueSet


Logical Definition (CLD)



Expansion based on codesystem Verb Codes v0.1.0 (CodeSystem)

This value set contains 6 concepts.


shall implement something - absolute requirement


should implement something - advice


can decide to implement something

  MAYNOThttp://v2.hl7.org/fhir/CodeSystem/verbMAY NOT

may not implement something

  SHOULDNOThttp://v2.hl7.org/fhir/CodeSystem/verbSHOULD NOT

should not implement something - advice

  SHALLNOThttp://v2.hl7.org/fhir/CodeSystem/verbSHALL NOT

shall not implement something - absolutely forbidden to execute the associated activity

Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

Level A few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. In this scheme, some codes are under other codes, and imply that the code they are under also applies
System The source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
Code The code (used as the code in the resource instance)
Display The display (used in the display element of a Coding). If there is no display, implementers should not simply display the code, but map the concept into their application
Definition An explanation of the meaning of the concept
Comments Additional notes about how to use the code