C.2.3 Patient Demographic Module

Table C.2-3 defines the Attributes relevant to generally describing a patient at a specific point in time, e.g., at the time of admission.

Table C.2-3PATIENT DEMOGRAPHIC MODULE ATTRIBUTES

Attribute Name Tag Attribute Description
Patient's Age (0010,1010) Age of the Patient.
Occupation (0010,2180) Occupation of the Patient.
Confidentiality Constraint on Patient Data Description (0040,3001) Special indication to the modality operator about confidentiality of patient information (e.g., that he should not use the patients name where other patients are present).
Patient’s Birth Date (0010,0030) Date of birth of the named patient
Patient’s Birth Time (0010,0032) Time of birth of the named patient
Patient's Sex (0010,0040) Sex of the named patient. Enumerated Values: M = male F = female O = other
Patient's Insurance Plan Code Sequence (0010,0050) A sequence that conveys the patient's insurance plan. Zero or more Items shall be included in this Sequence.
>Include ‘Code Sequence Macro’ Table 8.8-1 No Baseline Context ID is defined.
Patient’s Primary Language Code Sequence (0010,0101) The languages that can be used to communicate with the patient. Zero or more Items shall be included in this sequence. The sequence items are ordered by preference (most preferred language to least preferred language).
>Include Code Sequence Macro Table 8.8-1 Baseline CID 5000 - Languages.
>Patient’s Primary Language Modifier Code Sequence (0010,0102) A modifer for a Patient’s Primary Language. Can be used to specify a national language variant. Only a single Item shall be included in this sequence.
>>Include Code Sequence Macro Table 8.8-1 Baseline CID 5001 - Countries.
Patient's Size (0010,1020) Patient's height or length in meters
Patient's Weight (0010,1030) Weight of the patient in kilograms
Patient's Size Code Sequence (0010,1021) Patient's size category code One or more Items are permitted in this sequence.
> Include Code Sequence Macro Table 8.8-1 Baseline Context ID is CID 7040 for pediatric patients
Patient’s Address (0010,1040) Legal address of the named patient
Military Rank (0010,1080) Military rank of patient
Branch of Service (0010,1081) Branch of the military. The country allegiance may also be included (e.g. U.S. Army).
Country of Residence (0010,2150) Country in which patient currently resides
Region of Residence (0010,2152) Region within patient's country of residence
Patient’s Telephone Numbers (0010,2154) Telephone numbers at which the patient can be reached
Ethnic Group (0010,2160) Ethnic group or race of patient
Patient's Religious Preference (0010,21F0) The religious preference of the patient
Patient Comments (0010,4000) User-defined comments about the patient
Responsible Person (0010,2297) Name of person with medical decision making authority for the patient.
Responsible Person Role (0010,2298) Relationship of Responsible Person to the patient. See Section C.7.1.1.1.2 for Defined Terms.
Responsible Organization (0010,2299) Name of organization with medical decision making authority for the patient.
Patient Species Description (0010,2201) The species of the patient.
Patient Species Code Sequence (0010,2202) The species of the patient.
>Include ‘Code Sequence Macro’ Table 8.8-1 Defined CID 7454.
Patient Breed Description (0010,2292) The breed of the patient. See C.7.1.1.1.1.
Patient Breed Code Sequence (0010,2293) The breed of the patient. See C.7.1.1.1.1.
>Include ‘Code Sequence Macro’ Table 8.8-1 Defined CID 7480.
Breed Registration Sequence (0010,2294) Information identifying an animal within a breed registry.
>Breed Registration Number (0010,2295) Identification number of a veterinary patient within the registry.
>Breed Registry Code Sequence (0010,2296) Identification of the organization with which an animal is registered.
>>Include ‘Code Sequence Macro’ Table 8.8-1 Defined CID 7481.

Note: The language codes specified in CID 5000, used in Patient’s Primary Language Code Sequence (0010,0101), optionally allow the encoding of the country of language in the code value for the language. Encoding of the country of language in a subsidiary Patient’s Primary Language Modifier Code Sequence (0010,0102) is allowed for backward compatibility with previous editions of the Standard.