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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 4 - ED ARRIVAL AND FIRST ASSESSMENT DATA
View the document4.01 DATE/TIME FIRST DOCUMENTED IN ED
View the document4.02 MODE OF TRANSPORT TO ED
View the document4.03 EMS UNIT THAT TRANSPORTED ED PATIENT
View the document4.04 EMS AGENCY THAT TRANSPORTED ED PATIENT
View the document4.05 SOURCE OF REFERRAL TO ED
View the document4.06 CHIEF COMPLAINT
View the document4.07 INITIAL ENCOUNTER FOR CURRENT INSTANCE OF CHIEF COMPLAINT
View the document4.08 FIRST ED ACUITY ASSESSMENT
View the document4.09 DATE/TIME OF FIRST ED ACUITY ASSESSMENT
View the document4.10 FIRST ED ACUITY ASSESSMENT PRACTITIONER ID
View the document4.11 FIRST ED ACUITY ASSESSMENT PRACTITIONER TYPE
View the document4.12 FIRST ED RESPONSIVENESS ASSESSMENT
View the document4.13 DATE/TIME OF FIRST ED RESPONSIVENESS ASSESSMENT
View the document4.14 FIRST ED GLASGOW EYE OPENING
View the document4.15 FIRST ED GLASGOW VERBAL COMPONENT ASSESSMENT
View the document4.16 FIRST ED GLASGOW MOTOR COMPONENT ASSESSMENT
View the document4.17 DATE/TIME OF FIRST ED GLASGOW COMA SCALE ASSESSMENT
View the document4.18 FIRST ED SYSTOLIC BLOOD PRESSURE
View the document4.19 DATE/TIME OF FIRST ED SYSTOLIC BLOOD PRESSURE
View the document4.20 FIRST ED DIASTOLIC BLOOD PRESSURE
View the document4.21 FIRST ED HEART RATE
View the document4.22 FIRST ED HEART RATE METHOD
View the document4.23 DATE/TIME OF FIRST ED HEART RATE
View the document4.24 FIRST ED RESPIRATORY RATE
View the document4.25 DATE/TIME OF FIRST ED RESPIRATORY RATE
View the document4.26 FIRST ED TEMPERATURE READING
View the document4.27 FIRST ED TEMPERATURE READING ROUTE
View the document4.28 DATE/TIME OF FIRST ED TEMPERATURE READING
View the document4.29 MEASURED WEIGHT IN ED
View the document4.30 PREGNANCY STATUS REPORTED IN ED
View the document4.31 DATE OF LAST TETANUS IMMUNIZATION
View the document4.32 MEDICATION ALLERGY REPORTED IN ED

4.18 FIRST ED SYSTOLIC BLOOD PRESSURE

Definition

Patient’s first measured systolic blood pressure in ED.

Uses

The systolic blood pressure provides an estimate of the severity of injury or illness and is a component of several triage scoring systems.

Discussion

Blood pressure measured by a manual or automatic method can be entered.

Data Type (and Field Length)

NM - numeric (3).

Repetition

No.

Field Values

Enter the patient’s systolic blood pressure in mm[Hg] (enter 0 for no systolic blood pressure), or enter one of the following codes:

Code

Description

777

Not measurable, but pulse palpable

888

Not measured

999

Unknown

Data Standards or Guidelines

None.

Other References

E1744-95 (ASTM, 1995).