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nodengine-hl7

nodengine-hl7

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A hl7 parser

Installation

$ npm install --save nodengine-hl7

or install globally for the CLI tool

$ npm install -g nodengine-hl7
$ ne-hl7 --help
ne-hl7 - a streaming parser for hl7 messages
 
    usage: ne-hl7 [options]
 
    options:
 
      -h, --help                  show help and usage
      -l, --loglevel <level>      set log level
      -f, --file <file>           parse file
      -s, --segments              only show segment types
      -c, --count                 print message count
      -j, --json                  output in json
      -v, --version               show version

Unit Tests

To run tests:

$ npm test

NOTE: All hl7 test fixtures are samples taken from various places on the internet

API

Parser

Constructor


Message

Constructor

Params
Name Type(s) Description
segments Array, Segment A single Segment or an array of Segments

Message.hasSegments()

Does this message have any segments?


Message.addSegment()

Adds the given segment to the message

Params
Name Type(s) Description
segment Segment The Segment to add to the message

Message.getHeader()

Gets the header Segment of the Message


Message.delimiters()

Gets the delimiters for the given message. These are taken from the MSH


Segment

Constructor


Segment.parse()

Parses data as a hl7 segment

Params
Name Type(s) Description
data Buffer, String The segment

utils.segmentIsHeader()

Is the given segment a header segment?

Params
Name Type(s) Description
segment Segment A Segment object

utils.segmentTypeIsHeader()

Is the given segment type a header segment?

Params
Name Type(s) Description
type String The segment type

License

MIT (See LICENSE for more info)