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P28. Transported to First Medical Facility By


Definition:

Type and identity of unit providing transport to the first medical facility receiving the patient.
Element Attributes:

Subfield 1: Source of Transport to First Medical Facility

Not Transported
EMS Air
EMS Ground
Law Enforcement
Other
Unknown
Subfield 2: EMS Response Agency Identifier

ID for EMS agency that responds
Subfield 3: EMS Response Run Number

None
Subfield 4: Name or Number of Medical Facility Receiving Patient

None


Rationale:

Important to trace victim from the scene of crash through the health care system. Facilitates linkage of injured crash victims with Emergency Medical Services data files.