ETOH BLOOD LEVEL AT INJURY
Variable 134
date of last revision: 07/01/05
DEFINITION:
Actual Serum Ethanol Level in milligrams per deciliter on admission to emergency room.
CODE:
000 Test completed, no ethanol found
888 Not tested
999 Unknown
CHARACTERS:
3 numeric
NOTE:
Milligram/deciliter is equivalent to milligrams/100 milliliters times 1000 or milligrams% times 1000. Variable is coded in this manner so as to avoid data problems in coding of decimal point.

Use BAL data from first available ED which may or may not be the Model System ED.
SOURCE:
UAB
EXAMPLE:
Patient had a blood ethanol level of 50 milligrams/deciliter on admission to emergency room.

050

Traumatic Brain Injury Model System National Database Live Syllabus V10.3
Monday, September 25, 2006 10:38am  .   comments/questions?
© 2003- 2006, All rights reserved ||
. KMRREC