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close this bookData Elements for Emergency Department Systems - Release 1.0 (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1997, 274 p.)
close this folderSECTION 7 - ED MEDICATION DATA
View the document7.01 DATE/TIME ED MEDICATION ORDERED
View the document7.02 ED MEDICATION ORDERING PRACTITIONER ID
View the document7.03 ED MEDICATION ORDERING PRACTITIONER TYPE
View the document7.04 ED MEDICATION
View the document7.05 ED MEDICATION DOSE
View the document7.06 ED MEDICATION DOSE UNITS
View the document7.07 ED MEDICATION SCHEDULE
View the document7.08 ED MEDICATION ROUTE
View the document7.09 DATE/TIME ED MEDICATION STARTS
View the document7.10 DATE/TIME ED MEDICATION STOPS
View the document7.11 ED MEDICATION ADMINISTERING PRACTITIONER ID
View the document7.12 ED MEDICATION ADMINISTERING PRACTITIONER TYPE
View the document8.01 DATE/TIME OF RECORDED ED DISPOSITION
View the document8.02 ED DISPOSITION
View the document8.03 INPATIENT PRACTITIONER ID
View the document8.04 INPATIENT PRACTITIONER TYPE
View the document8.05 FACILITY RECEIVING ED PATIENT
View the document8.06 DATE/TIME PATIENT DEPARTS ED
View the document8.07 ED FOLLOW-UP CARE ASSISTANCE
View the document8.08 REFERRAL AT ED DISPOSITION
View the document8.09 ED REFERRAL PRACTITIONER NAME
View the document8.10 ED REFERRAL PRACTITIONER ID
View the document8.11 ED REFERRAL PRACTITIONER TYPE
View the document8.12 ED REFERRAL ORGANIZATION
View the document8.13 ED DISCHARGE MEDICATION ORDER TYPE
View the document8.14 ED DISCHARGE MEDICATION ORDERING PRACTITIONER ID
View the document8.15 ED DISCHARGE MEDICATION ORDERING PRACTITIONER TYPE
View the document8.16 ED DISCHARGE MEDICATION
View the document8.17 ED DISCHARGE MEDICATION DOSE
View the document8.18 ED DISCHARGE MEDICATION DOSE UNITS
View the document8.19 ED DISCHARGE MEDICATION SCHEDULE
View the document8.20 ED DISCHARGE MEDICATION ROUTE
View the document8.21 AMOUNT OF ED DISCHARGE MEDICATION TO BE DISPENSED
View the document8.22 NUMBER OF ED DISCHARGE MEDICATION REFILLS
View the document8.23 ED DISPOSITION DIAGNOSIS DESCRIPTION
View the document8.24 ED DISPOSITION DIAGNOSIS CODE
View the document8.25 ED DISPOSITION DIAGNOSIS PRACTITIONER ID
View the document8.26 ED DISPOSITION DIAGNOSIS PRACTITIONER TYPE
View the document8.27 ED SERVICE LEVEL
View the document8.28 ED SERVICE LEVEL PRACTITIONER ID
View the document8.29 ED SERVICE LEVEL PRACTITIONER TYPE
View the document8.30 PATIENT PROBLEM ASSESSED IN ED OUTCOME OBSERVATION
View the document8.31 ED OUTCOME OBSERVATION
View the document8.32 DATE/TIME OF ED OUTCOME OBSERVATION
View the document8.33 ED OUTCOME OBSERVATION PRACTITIONER ID
View the document8.34 ED OUTCOME OBSERVATION PRACTITIONER TYPE
View the document8.35 ED PATIENT SATISFACTION REPORT TYPE
View the document8.36 ED PATIENT SATISFACTION REPORT

8.23 ED DISPOSITION DIAGNOSIS DESCRIPTION

PART OF THE ED DISPOSITION DIAGNOSIS GROUP (8.23 - 8.26)*

*The ED Disposition Diagnosis Group includes data elements 8.23 - 8.26. A single iteration of this group is used to report each disposition diagnosis.


Definition

Practitioner’s description of condition or problem for which services were provided during patient’s ED visit, recorded at time of disposition.

Uses

These data are needed for continuity of care, and they are useful for quality-of-care monitoring, public health surveillance, and clinical, health services, and epidemiologic research.

Discussion

A practitioner’s reported diagnosis is the basis for diagnostic coding and classification. In most instances, a clinical description will provide more detail than a diagnostic code and its associated rubric. Practitioners and other authorized data users may need to read unaltered text or search it electronically for words or phrases of interest.

Data Type (and Field Length)

ST - string data (400).

Repetition

Yes; if more than one disposition diagnosis is made, this data element repeats with the ED Disposition Diagnosis Group.

Field Values

Enter free-form text.

Examples:

Acute pancreatitis probably due to gall bladder stones.
Closed head injury with coma due to fall from height.

Data Standards or Guidelines

None.

Other References

None.