core + health-lifesci (Health and Lifesciences Extension): terms relating to healthcare, medicine and the life sciences.


Defined in the extension.
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Thing > Intangible > Audience > PeopleAudience > MedicalAudience > Patient
Thing > Intangible > Audience > MedicalAudience > Patient
Thing > Intangible > Enumeration > MedicalEnumeration > MedicalAudience > Patient
Thing > Person > Patient

A patient is any person recipient of health care services.

Usage: Between 10 and 100 domains
PropertyExpected TypeDescription
Properties from Patient
diagnosis MedicalCondition One or more alternative conditions considered in the differential diagnosis process as output of a diagnosis process.
drug Drug Specifying a drug or medicine used in a medication procedure
Properties from Person
additionalName Text An additional name for a Person, can be used for a middle name.
address PostalAddress  or
Physical address of the item.
affiliation Organization An organization that this person is affiliated with. For example, a school/university, a club, or a team.
alumniOf EducationalOrganization  or
An organization that the person is an alumni of.
Inverse property: alumni.
award Text An award won by or for this item. Supersedes awards.
birthDate Date Date of birth.
birthPlace Place The place where the person was born.
brand Brand  or
The brand(s) associated with a product or service, or the brand(s) maintained by an organization or business person.
children Person A child of the person.
colleague Person  or
A colleague of the person. Supersedes colleagues.
contactPoint ContactPoint A contact point for a person or organization. Supersedes contactPoints.
deathDate Date Date of death.
deathPlace Place The place where the person died.
duns Text The Dun & Bradstreet DUNS number for identifying an organization or business person.
email Text Email address.
familyName Text Family name. In the U.S., the last name of an Person. This can be used along with givenName instead of the name property.
faxNumber Text The fax number.
follows Person The most generic uni-directional social relation.
gender GenderType  or
Gender of the person. While and may be used, text strings are also acceptable for people who do not identify as a binary gender.
givenName Text Given name. In the U.S., the first name of a Person. This can be used along with familyName instead of the name property.
globalLocationNumber Text The Global Location Number (GLN, sometimes also referred to as International Location Number or ILN) of the respective organization, person, or place. The GLN is a 13-digit number used to identify parties and physical locations.
hasOfferCatalog OfferCatalog Indicates an OfferCatalog listing for this Organization, Person, or Service.
hasPOS Place Points-of-Sales operated by the organization or person.
height Distance  or
The height of the item.
homeLocation ContactPoint  or
A contact location for a person's residence.
honorificPrefix Text An honorific prefix preceding a Person's name such as Dr/Mrs/Mr.
honorificSuffix Text An honorific suffix preceding a Person's name such as M.D. /PhD/MSCSW.
isicV4 Text The International Standard of Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities (ISIC), Revision 4 code for a particular organization, business person, or place.
jobTitle Text The job title of the person (for example, Financial Manager).
knows Person The most generic bi-directional social/work relation.
makesOffer Offer A pointer to products or services offered by the organization or person.
Inverse property: offeredBy.
memberOf Organization  or
An Organization (or ProgramMembership) to which this Person or Organization belongs.
Inverse property: member.
naics Text The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for a particular organization or business person.
nationality Country Nationality of the person.
netWorth MonetaryAmount  or
The total financial value of the organization or person as calculated by subtracting assets from liabilities.
owns OwnershipInfo  or
Products owned by the organization or person.
parent Person A parent of this person. Supersedes parents.
performerIn Event Event that this person is a performer or participant in.
relatedTo Person The most generic familial relation.
seeks Demand A pointer to products or services sought by the organization or person (demand).
sibling Person A sibling of the person. Supersedes siblings.
sponsor Organization  or
A person or organization that supports a thing through a pledge, promise, or financial contribution. e.g. a sponsor of a Medical Study or a corporate sponsor of an event.
spouse Person The person's spouse.
taxID Text The Tax / Fiscal ID of the organization or person, e.g. the TIN in the US or the CIF/NIF in Spain.
telephone Text The telephone number.
vatID Text The Value-added Tax ID of the organization or person.
weight QuantitativeValue The weight of the product or person.
workLocation ContactPoint  or
A contact location for a person's place of work.
worksFor Organization Organizations that the person works for.
Properties from PeopleAudience
requiredGender Text Audiences defined by a person's gender.
requiredMaxAge Integer Audiences defined by a person's maximum age.
requiredMinAge Integer Audiences defined by a person's minimum age.
suggestedGender Text The gender of the person or audience.
suggestedMaxAge Number Maximal age recommended for viewing content.
suggestedMinAge Number Minimal age recommended for viewing content.
Properties from Audience
audienceType Text The target group associated with a given audience (e.g. veterans, car owners, musicians, etc.).
geographicArea AdministrativeArea The geographic area associated with the audience.
Properties from Thing
additionalType URL An additional type for the item, typically used for adding more specific types from external vocabularies in microdata syntax. This is a relationship between something and a class that the thing is in. In RDFa syntax, it is better to use the native RDFa syntax - the 'typeof' attribute - for multiple types. tools may have only weaker understanding of extra types, in particular those defined externally.
alternateName Text An alias for the item.
description Text A description of the item.
disambiguatingDescription Text A sub property of description. A short description of the item used to disambiguate from other, similar items. Information from other properties (in particular, name) may be necessary for the description to be useful for disambiguation.
image ImageObject  or
An image of the item. This can be a URL or a fully described ImageObject.
mainEntityOfPage CreativeWork  or
Indicates a page (or other CreativeWork) for which this thing is the main entity being described. See background notes for details.
Inverse property: mainEntity.
name Text The name of the item.
potentialAction Action Indicates a potential Action, which describes an idealized action in which this thing would play an 'object' role.
sameAs URL URL of a reference Web page that unambiguously indicates the item's identity. E.g. the URL of the item's Wikipedia page, Freebase page, or official website.
url URL URL of the item.

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