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ED DISCHARGE TIME
Emergency Department Information
The time the patient was discharged from the ED.
- Collected as HH:MM.
- HH:MM should be collected as military time.
- Used to auto-generate an additional calculated field: Total ED Time: (elapsed time from ED admit to ED discharge).
- If the patient is directly admitted to the hospital, code as N/A
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