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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

7.08 ED MEDICATION ROUTE

PART OF THE ED MEDICATION GROUP (7.01 - 7.12)

Definition

Route by which ED medication is administered.

Uses

Documentation of an ED medication administration is needed for clinical care, quality management, reimbursement, administration, and clinical and health services research.

Discussion

None.

Data Type (and Field Length)

CE - coded element (60).

Repetition

Yes; if more than one medication is ordered, this data element repeats with the ED Medication Group.

Field Values

Component 1 is the code indicating administration route.

Component 2 is the administration route descriptor.

Component 3 is the coding system identifier.

Components 4 - 6 can be used for an alternate code, descriptor, and coding system identifier.

The following table of codes, specified in HL7, Version 2.3 (HL7, 1996) is recommended for encoding the route of administration (see HL7, Table 0162):

Code

Description

AP

Apply externally

B

Buccal

DT

Dental

EP

Epidural

ET

Endotracheal tube

GTT

Gastronomy tube

GU

Genitourinary irrigant

IA

Intraarterial

IB

Intrabursal

IC

Intracardiac

ICV

Intracervical (uterus)

ID

Intradermal

IH

Inhalation

IHA

Intrahepatic artery

IM

Intramuscular

IMR

Immerse body part

IN

Intranasal

IO

Intraocular

IP

Intraperitoneal

IS

Intrasynovial

IT

Intrathecal

IU

Intrauterine

IV

Intravenous

MM

Mucous membrane

MTH

Mouth

NG

Nasogastric

NP

Nasal prongs

NS

Nasal

NT

Nasotracheal tube

OP

Ophthalmic

OT

Otic

OTH

Other/miscellaneous

PF

Perfusion

PO

Oral

PR

Rectal

RM

Rebreather mask

SC

Subcutaneous

SD

Soaked dressing

SL

Sublingual

TD

Transdermal

TL

Translingual

TP

Topical

TRA

Tracheostomy

UR

Urethral

VG

Vaginal

VM

Ventimask

WND

Wound

Example:

Component 1 = IV
Component 2 = Intravenous
Component 3 = HL70162

Text data also can be entered without an accompanying code, as follows:

Component 1 = " "
Component 2 = Intravenous

Data Standards or Guidelines

None.

Other References

Health Level 7, Version 2.3 (HL7, 1996) and E1744-95 (ASTM, 1995).