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ED/HOSPITAL ARRIVAL TIME
Emergency Department Information
DefinitionThe time the patient arrived to the ED/hospital.
- If the patient was brought to the ED, enter time patient arrived at ED. If patient was directly admitted to the hospital, enter time patient was admitted to the hospital.
- Collected as HH:MM.
- HH:MM should be collected as military time.
- Used to auto-generate two additional calculated fields: Total EMS Time: (elapsed time from EMS dispatch to hospital arrival) and Total Length of Hospital Stay (elapsed time from ED/Hospital Arrival to ED/Hospital Discharge).
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