A.45 Encapsulated Document Information Object Definition

A.45.1 Encapsulated PDF Information Object Definition

A.45.1.1 Encapsulated PDF IOD Description

The Encapsulated PDF Information Object Definition (IOD) describes a PDF document that has been encapsulated within a DICOM information object.

A.45.1.2 Encapsulated PDF Entity-Relationship Model

The E-R Model in Section A.1.2 of this Part applies to the Encapsulated PDF IOD.

A.45.1.3 Encapsulated PDF IOD Module Table

Table A.45.1-1 specifies the Encapsulated PDF IOD Modules.

Table A.45.1-1Encapsulated PDF IOD MODULES

IE Module Reference Usage
Patient Patient C.7.1.1 M
Clinical Trial Subject C.7.1.3 U
Study General Study C.7.2.1 M
Patient Study C.7.2.2 U
Clinical Trial Study C.7.2.3 U
Series Encapsulated Document Series C.24.1 M
Clinical Trial Series C.7.3.2 U
Equipment General Equipment C.7.5.1 M
SC Equipment C.8.6.1 M
Encapsulated Document Encapsulated Document C.24.2 M
SOP Common C.12.1 M

Note: The Specimen Identification Module was previously included in this IOD but has been retired. See PS 3.3-2008.

A.45.1.4 Encapsulated PDF IOD content constraints

A.45.1.4.1 MIME Type of Encapsulated Document

The Enumerated Value of the MIME Type of Encapsulated Document (0042,0012) shall be ‘application/pdf’.

A.45.2 Encapsulated CDA Information Object Definition

A.45.2.1 Encapsulated CDA IOD Description

The Encapsulated CDA Information Object Definition (IOD) describes an HL7 Clinical Document Architecture (CDA) document that has been encapsulated within a DICOM information object.

A.45.2.2 Encapsulated CDA Entity-Relationship Model

The E-R Model in Section A.1.2 of this Part applies to the Encapsulated CDA IOD.

A.45.2.3 Encapsulated CDA IOD Module Table

Table A.45.2-1 specifies the Encapsulated CDA IOD Modules.

Table A.45.2-1Encapsulated CDA IOD MODULES

IE Module Reference Usage
Patient Patient C.7.1.1 M
Clinical Trial Subject C.7.1.3 U
Study General Study C.7.2.1 M
Patient Study C.7.2.2 U
Clinical Trial Study C.7.2.3 U
Series Encapsulated Document Series C.24.1 M
Clinical Trial Series C.7.3.2 U
Equipment General Equipment C.7.5.1 M
SC Equipment C.8.6.1 M
Encapsulated Document Encapsulated Document C.24.2 M
SOP Common C.12.1 M

A.45.2.4 Encapsulated CDA IOD Content Constraints

The Encapsulated Document (0042,0011) attribute shall contain an HL7 CDA document of Release 2 or later. Any non-XML multimedia content shall be encoded in-line. The MIME Type of Encapsulated Document (0042,0012) value shall be ‘text/XML’.