Section[ 4 - ED Arrival & First Assessment Data
DATE/TIME OF FIRST ED
SYSTOLIC BLOOD PRESSURE
Date and time when systolic blood pressure is first measured in ED.
Data about the date and time of health services delivery are needed to maintain continuity of care for the ED patient and for aggregate use in ED administration, quality-of-care monitoring and evaluation, and health services research.
Data Type (and Field Length)
TS — time stamp (26).
See the definition of TS in the Technical Notes at the end of this document.
Data Standards or Guidelines
E1744-95 (ASTM, 1995).