The PBS Software package includes XSL stylesheets for extracting data from instance documents in a text format. Most of the text extracts conform to specifications for the Standard and ANS text extracts.
Previously, distributions of the text extracts included a
Readme.doc document that detailed the format of the contents of each text extract. This documentation is now included in the documentation of the XSL stylesheet responsible for producing the text extract, see below.
The XSL stylesheets are designed to be used together in a "pipeline". Most of the stylesheets produce a text result using the PBS XML as the source document.
The exception are the
delta.xsl uses the PBS XML as its source document and produces another XML document as its result. The result document is a reduction of the original PBS XML with change data resolved. This result document is used as the source document to the
Documentation is provided for each individual stylesheet:
med-chart.html (PBS XML v2.10 only)