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|Data Element Name: Record Sequence Number|
|SPARCS Data Element Number: 7|
|Record Positions: 61 - 62||Format-Length: N - 2|
|Effective Date: 1/1/1994||Revision Date:|
The number assigned by SPARCS to indicate the record's ordinality or position within a set of records for a particular patient stay.
This number is sequential (01, 02, etc.).
It should be noted that this data element is assigned in conjunction with Record Sequence Count (Data Element 8).Codes and Values:
- Right justified and zero filled.
- Not applicable - assigned by SPARCS.