|Data Elements for Emergency Department Systems - Release 1.0 (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1997, 274 p.)|
|SECTION 4 - ED ARRIVAL AND FIRST ASSESSMENT DATA|
Date and time when Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) is first assessed in ED.
Data about the date and time of health services delivery are needed to maintain continuity of care for the ED patient and for aggregate use in ED administration, quality-of-care monitoring and evaluation, and health services research.
Data Type (and Field Length)
TS - time stamp (26).
See the definition of TS in the Technical Notes at the end of this document.
Enter the starting time of the GCS assessment, even if only one GCS component was assessed.
Data Standards or Guidelines
E1744-95 (ASTM, 1995).