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|Requirement ID:||Req-824: Age Precision||Req-826: Calculate patient age to the minute|
|Release Package:||2013 Format||2013 Format|
|Title:||Age Precision||Calculate patient age to the minute|
|Description:||Because children change substantially during the first several years of life, their age must be calculated more precisely (during that period) than that of adults, often with units considerably smaller than years.||The system SHOULD calculate patient age no less precisely than the nearest minute for at least the first week of life|
|Topic Area(s):||Well Child/Preventive Care||Well Child/Preventive Care|
|Requirement Type:||Function||Normative Statements|