NFIRS 5.0 Transaction: ‘EMS Patient’
These elements are part of the ‘EMS Patient’ transaction, as they are part of every transaction, since they form the record key; they uniquely identify the incident from other incidents.
Transaction Specific Elements
These elements are part of the specific information carried by the ‘EMS Patient’ transaction. They form the main payload of this transaction.
- EMS Patient Sequence Number
- Arrived At Patient Date and Time
- Patient Transfer Date and Time
- Provider Impression / Assessment
- Human Factors
- Other Factors
- Body Sites of Injury
- Injury Types
- Cause of Illness/Injury
- Procedures Used
- Safety Equipment Used
- Pre or Post Arrival Arrest
- Pre-Arrival Arrest Descriptors
- Initial Arrest Rhythm
- Initial Level of Care
- Highest Level of Care
- Patient Status
- Pulse on Transfer
Transaction’s elements are regrouped by blocks. the following table list all the blocks of the ‘EMS Patient’ transaction.
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NFIRS Codes Cheat Sheet – NFIRS Coding – NFIRS Examples – FDIDs – POCs – NFIRS Transactions – NFIRS Modules – NFIRS Elements – NFIRS Rules – NFIRS Reference – NFIRS Compliant ?
You can also read this NFIRS 5.0 Complete Reference Guide, and NFIRS 5.0 Design Documentation in order to have a deeper understanding of NFIRS 5.0. Here are also NFIRS 5.0 Forms ready for you to download and use.
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Last Updated on May 10, 2023