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Emergency Department Information
Documentation of factors potentially affecting the first assessment of GCS upon
arrival in the ED/hospital.
- Identifies treatments given to the patient that may affect the first assessment of GCS. This field does not apply to self-medications the patient may administer (i.e., ETOH, prescriptions, etc.).
- If patient was not chemically sedated, intubated, and did not have eye obstruction then code as Not Applicable.
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