Release 4 Code System

FHIR Infrastructure Work Group Maturity Level: NNormative (from v4.0.0) Use Context: Any
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This is a code system defined by the FHIR project.


Defining URL:
Name:FHIR Restful Interactions

The set of interactions defined by the RESTful part of the FHIR specification.

Committee:FHIR Infrastructure Work Group
OID: (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

The set of interactions defined by the RESTful part of the FHIR specification.

This code system defines the following codes:

1read readRead the current state of the resource.
1vread vreadRead the state of a specific version of the resource.
1update updateUpdate an existing resource by its id (or create it if it is new).
1patch patchUpdate an existing resource by posting a set of changes to it.
1delete deleteDelete a resource.
1history historyRetrieve the change history for a particular resource, type of resource, or the entire system.
2  history-instance history-instanceRetrieve the change history for a particular resource.
2  history-type history-typeRetrieve the change history for all resources of a particular type.
2  history-system history-systemRetrieve the change history for all resources on a system.
1create createCreate a new resource with a server assigned id.
1search searchSearch a resource type or all resources based on some filter criteria.
2  search-type search-typeSearch all resources of the specified type based on some filter criteria.
2  search-system search-systemSearch all resources based on some filter criteria.
1capabilities capabilitiesGet a Capability Statement for the system.
1transaction transactionUpdate, create or delete a set of resources as a single transaction.
1batch batchperform a set of a separate interactions in a single http operation
1operation operationPerform an operation as defined by an OperationDefinition.


See the full registry of code systems defined as part of FHIR.

Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

LevelA few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. See Code System for further information.
SourceThe source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
CodeThe code (used as the code in the resource instance). If the code is in italics, this indicates that the code is not selectable ('Abstract')
DisplayThe 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
DefinitionAn explanation of the meaning of the concept
CommentsAdditional notes about how to use the code