F.5.34 Real World Value Mapping directory record definition

The Directory Record is based on the specification of Section F.3. It is identified by a Directory Record Type of Value "VALUE MAP." Table F.5-34 lists the set of keys with their associated Types for such a Directory Record Type. The description of these keys may be found in the Modules related to the Real World Value Mapping IE of Real World Value Mapping IOD. This Directory Record shall be used to reference a Real World Value Mapping SOP Instance. This type of Directory Record may reference a Lower-Level Directory Entity that includes one or more Directory Records as defined in Table F.4-1.


Key Tag Type Attribute Description
Specific Character Set (0008,0005) 1C Required if an extended or replacement character set is used in one of the keys.
Content Date (0008,0023) 1 The date the content creation started.
Content Time (0008,0033) 1 The time the content creation started.
Include Content Identification Macro Table 10-12
Any other Attribute of the Real World Value Mapping IE Modules 3

Note: Because Referenced SOP Instance UID in File (0004,1511) may be used as a "pseudo" Directory Record Key (See Table F.3-3), it is not duplicated in this list of keys.