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Number of patients


Data Element ID: DE24
Name: Number of patients
Version: 1.1
Data Element ISO Name: Incident-Number_Patient,INT
Synonym: None defined at this time
Definition: Documentation of the number of patients that were affected (involved) by the incident.
Question: How many patients did the incident reach?
Conditionality: Reserved for future use
Multiple Choice: Not Applicable
Form Name: Healthcare Event Reporting Form (HERF)
Data Set: Reserved for future use
Setting: Hospitals, including outpatient pharmacies and outpatient departments located within the hospital
Language: U.S. English
Comments: None defined at this time
Description of Change: Not applicable for this release
Go-To Logic: Refer to Common Formats Flow Charts
Guide For Use: Answer this question only if you are reporting an incident.
Format: Not Applicable
HL7 Data Type: Integer Number (INT)
Data Type: Numeric
Maximum Length: 2
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: - -
Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Submitting Organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Date of Submission: 03/31/2010
Responsible Organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Creator: John C. Moquin
Data Steward: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
References: No specific reference at this time
Rationale for Change: Not Applicable
Administrative Status: Final
Administrative Status Date: 03/31/2010
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