CRITICAL CARE LOCAL IDENTIFIER

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

This locally defined variable 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.

 

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