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Data Element Name:  Blood Furnished Amount File Location:  Master, De-Identified
SPARCS Data Element Number:  59
Record Positions:  653 - 661 Format-Length:  N - 9
Effective Date:  1/1/1994 Revision Date:          
Deniable Data Element:  No

Definition:

The total number of pints of whole blood or units of packed red cells furnished to the patient, whether or not replaced.

Codes and Values:
  1. Right justified and zero filled.

  2. The amount was entered in decimal format. This amount is defined with TWO implied decimal places and must have been entered as a positive amount. For example, 8 pints of blood furnished would have been entered as: 000000800.

  3. If not applicable this field contains blanks.
Edit Applications:
  1. Must have been a valid entry.