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Exam (9999999.15)

This file is a list of Physical Exams that have been defined specifically for use in entering Examinations performed on an Outpatient or Inpatient Encounter. This file was developed by IHS and adopted by the VA.

Global: ^AUTTEXAM(

Domain: Non-Clinical

Properties

Label/Field Name Field # Description Datatype Attributes Range
Name
  name
.01 This is the name of the examination being given to a patient.

Enter the name of the exam using 3 to 30 characters.
STRING INDEXED
REQUIRED
 
Sex Specific
  sex_specific
.03 (Optional)
This is the indicator for specifying the sex for which the exam is given.

Enter an “M” for male or an “F” for Female.
ENUMERATION   MALE: M
FEMALE: F
Inactive Flag
  inactive_flag
.04 This field is used to inactivate an exam type. If this field contains a
“1” then the exam type is inactive. Inactive exam types cannot be
selected in the manual data entry process. Exam entries should be made
inactive when they are no longer used. Do not delete the entry or change
the meaning of the exam entry.

To make an inactive exam type active, enter the “@” symbol to remove the
“1” from the field.
ENUMERATION   INACTIVE: 1
Mnemonic
  mnemonic
8801 This is a 1 - 2 character mnemonic for this exam. Mnemonics will
be able to be used for selecting exams at Select EXAM prompts.
STRING    

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