C.3 Visit Modules

The following Sections specify Modules relevant to a real world patient visit.

C.3.1 Visit Relationship Module

Table C.3-1 defines the Attributes that reference SOP Instances related to this SOP Class.

Table C.3-1VISIT RELATIONSHIP MODULE ATTRIBUTES

Attribute Name Tag Attribute Description
Referenced Study Sequence (0008,1110) Uniquely identifies the Study SOP Instances associated with the Visit SOP Instance. One or more Items shall be included in this Sequence.
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Referenced Patient Sequence (0008,1120) Uniquely identifies the Patient SOP Instance that relates to the Visit SOP Instance. Only a single Item shall be included in this Sequence.
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C.3.2 Visit Identification Module

Table C.3-2 defines the Attributes relevant to identifying a visit.

Table C.3-2VISIT IDENTIFICATION MODULE ATTRIBUTES

Attribute Name Tag Attribute Description
Institution Name (0008,0080) Institution where the equipment is located
Institution Address (0008,0081) Mailing Address of the institution where the equipment is located
Institution Code Sequence (0008,0082) A sequence that conveys the healthcare facility identification. Only a single Item shall be included in this Sequence.
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Admission ID (0038,0010) Identification number of the visit as assigned by the healthcare provider
Issuer of Admission ID Sequence (0038,0014) Identifier of the Assigning Authority that issued the Admission ID. Only a single Item shall be included in this sequence.
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Service Episode ID (0038,0060) Identifier of the Service Episode as assigned by the healthcare provider
Issuer of Service Episode ID Sequence (0038,0064) Identifier of the Assigning Authority that issued the Service Episode ID. Only a single Item shall be included in this sequence.
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Service Episode Description (0038,0062) Description of the type of service episode.

C.3.3 Visit Status Module

Table C.3-3 defines the Attributes relevant to the patient's stay with the healthcare provider.

Table C.3-3VISIT STATUS MODULE ATTRIBUTES

Attribute Name Tag Attribute Description
Visit Status ID (0038,0008) Identifies the state of the visit. Defined Terms: CREATED = Created but not yet scheduled SCHEDULED = Scheduled but not yet admitted ADMITTED = Patient admitted to institution DISCHARGED = Patient Discharged
Current Patient Location (0038,0300) Describes the current known location of the patient
Patient’s Institution Residence (0038,0400) Primary location where patient resides (ward, floor, room, etc. or outpatient)
Visit Comments (0038,4000) User-defined comments about the visit

C.3.4 Visit Admission Module

Table C.3-4 defines the Attributes relevant to admitting a patient during a visit.

Table C.3-4VISIT ADMISSION MODULE ATTRIBUTES

Attribute Name Tag Attribute Description
Referring Physician's Name (0008,0090) Patient's primary referring physician for this visit
Referring Physician's Address (0008,0092) Referring physician's address
Referring Physician's Telephone Numbers (0008,0094) Referring physician's telephone numbers
Referring Physician Identification Sequence (0008,0096) Identification of the patient's referring physician. Only a single item shall be included in this sequence.
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Admitting Diagnoses Description (0008,1080) Description of admitting diagnosis (diagnoses).
Admitting Diagnoses Code Sequence (0008,1084) A sequence that conveys the admitting diagnosis (diagnoses). One or more Items shall be included in this Sequence.
>Include ‘Code Sequence Macro’ Table 8.8-1 No Baseline Context ID is defined.
Route of Admissions (0038,0016) Mode of admission: emergency, normal
Admitting Date (0038,0020) Date patient visit began
Admitting Time (0038,0021) Time patient visit began

C.3.5 Visit Discharge Module

Retired. See PS 3.3 2004.

C.3.6 Visit Scheduling Module

Retired. See PS 3.3 2004.