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Serial number


Data Element ID: DE174
Name: Serial number
Version: Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2
Data Element ISO Name: Device-Serial number,ED
Definition: The serial number of the device.
Question: What is the serial number?
Multiple Choice: No
Form Name: Device or Medical/Surgical Supply, including Health Information Technology (HIT)
Setting: Hospitals, including outpatient pharmacies and outpatient departments located within the hospital
Comments: None defined at this time
Description of Change: Changed Maximum Length of characters from "100" to "2000"
Go-To Logic: Refer to Common Formats Flow Charts
Guide For Use: The serial number is a number generally found on the device label or accompanying packaging. It is assigned by the manufacturer and should be specific to each device.
This information will not be forwarded to the Network of Patient Safety Databases (NPSD).
Format: N/A
HL7 Data Type: Encapsulated Data (ED)
Data Type: Character
Maximum Length: 2000
Answer Code Answer ID Answer Value Code System Code System Name
Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable
Effective Date: 03/31/2010
Until Date: - -
Update Date: 04/03/2012
Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Submitting Organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Date of Submission: - -
Responsible Organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Creator: Amy Helwig, MD, MS
Data Steward: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
References: No specific reference at this time
Rationale for Change: Increased narrative field size to accommodate more information
Administrative Status: Final
Administrative Status Date: 04/03/2012
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