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Serial number


Data Element ID: DE174
Name: Serial number
Version: 1.1
Data Element ISO Name: Device-Serial number,ED
Synonym: None defined at this time
Definition: The serial number of the device.
Question: What is the serial number?
Conditionality: Reserved for future use
Multiple Choice: Not Applicable
Form Name: Device or Medical/Surgical Supply
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: 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: Not Applicable
HL7 Data Type: Encapsulated Data (ED)
Data Type: Character
Maximum Length: 100
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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