An instance of a manufactured device that is used in the provision of healthcare

Retrieving a patient’s implantable devices/UDI

The logical ID of the patient to retrieve is passed as part of the URL. The logical ID is found as the result of a search.

Name Required? Type Description
id yes URL The logical ID of the patient. This is retrieved using the search function.
date no string A string representing a date to include in the search. See below for more information.

A DAF Device is returned.

Name Type Cardinality Description
identifier 0..* Unique instance identifier assigned to a device by organizations like manufacturers or owners. If the identifier indicates the type of device, Device.type should be used. This is a business identifier, not a resource identifier, often fixed to the device as a barcode, and may include names given to the device in local usage. Note that some of the barcodes affixed to the device identify its type, not its instance. For the FDA mandated Unique Device Identifier (UDI), use the Device.udi element.
type CodeableConcept 1..1 Code or identifier to indicate a kind of device. For the FDA mandated Unique Device Identifier (UDI), use the Device.udi element.
note Annotation 0..* Device notes and comments, including annotations.
status code 0..1 Status of the device availability. This value set has an inline system that defines the following codes: Available, Not Available, and Entered-in-Error. For more information on this value set, see devicestatus.
manufacturer string 0..1 Name of device manufacturer.
model string 0..1 Model ID assigned by the manufacturer.
version string 0..1 Version number. For example, software.
manufactureDate dateTime 0..1 Manufacture date.
expiry dateTime 0..1 Date and time of expiration of this device, if applicable.
udi string 0..1 FDA mandated Unique Device Identifier.
lotNumber string 0..1 Lot number of manufacturer.
owner Reference(Organization) 0..1 Organization responsible for device.
location Reference(Location) 0..1 Where the resource is found.
patient Reference(Patient) 0..1 If the resource is affixed to a person.
contact ContactPoint 0..* Details for human/organization for support.
url URI 0..1 Network address to contact device.

Searching by Date

Dates are passed as query paramters on the URL. Since the URL parameters cannot handle comparators (for example, >, <=) these are passed as pat of the date.


The following comparators are supported:

Comparator Description
eq equal
gt greater than
ge greater than or equal
lt less than
le less than or equal

To search for a date range, pass in the date twice.


This search would include every day in the year 2010.