The Directory Record is based on the specification of Section F.3. It is identified by a Directory Record Type of Value "PATIENT." Table F.5-1 lists the set of keys with their associated Types for such a Directory Record Type. The description of these keys may be found in the Modules related to the Patient IOD or the Patient IE of Image IODs. This Type of Directory Record may reference a Lower-Level Directory Entity that includes one or more Directory Records as defined in Table F.4-1.
Table F.5-1PATIENT KEYS
|Specific Character Set||(0008,0005)||1C||Required if an extended or replacement character set is used in one of the keys|
|Any other Attribute of the Patient IOD or Patient IE Modules||3|