CRITICAL CARE LOCAL IDENTIFIER

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Notes:
CRITICAL CARE LOCAL IDENTIFIER is the same as attribute ACTIVITY IDENTIFIER.

CRITICAL CARE LOCAL IDENTIFIER is a unique local ACTIVITY IDENTIFIER used to identify the start of CARE ACTIVITY within a CRITICAL CARE PERIOD.

CRITICAL CARE LOCAL IDENTIFIER should as a minimum include a sequential numerical component that can discriminate two or more CRITICAL CARE PERIODS occurring on the same calendar day for the same patient.

Note: the Format/Length has been updated in Data Dictionary Change Notice 1808 "Correction of Format/Length Data Elements". The Data Set specifications that contain this item will be updated in the next version of the Information Standard where it is not already correct.

 

This data element is also known by these names:
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pluralCRITICAL CARE LOCAL IDENTIFIERS