b. For nonautomated sites, enter the total number of days that the patient spent
in the dispositioning clinic service for the entire period of this hospitalization.
c. In the following example, the patient accrued 21 total bed days in the
dispositioning clinic service.
75. BED DAYS DISPOSITION
4-81. CONVALESCENT LEAVE RECOMMENDED (FIELD 76, COLUMNS 355
a. Source of data. Discharge summary, narrative summary or nurse's notes.
b. These are convalescent leave days recommended by the discharging
physician to an AD service member's unit commander.
c. This field will be completed by clinical records personnel. In the following
example, 10 days of convalescent leave was recommended by the physician.
76. CONVALESCENT LEAVE RECOM-
4-82. PATIENT ACUITY DAYS (FIELDS 77 TO 82, COLUMNS 358 THROUGH 381)
These fields are reserved for future use. Upon implementation of a patient acuity
system, the user's manual will be updated. Leave these fields blank.