4-42. DATE OF THIS ADMISSION (FIELD 26, COLUMNS 97 THROUGH 1 02)
a. Source of data. AAD office. (Item 28, ITRCS).
b. Enter the date of the patient's actual admission to your MTF.
c. For AD Army personnel with entire hospitalization in an absent sick status
(source of admission data code 3), leave this field blank. For AD Army personnel who
are change-of-status in to your MTF (source of admission data code 4), enter the date
of the change-of-status.
d. For CRO cases, enter the date of notification or preparation of record. Enter
the actual date of treatment, if it is different from notification/preparation in item 31,
e. For transfer admissions, enter the date the patient arrived at your MTF.
26. DATE OF THIS ADMISSION (YYMMDD)
4-43. LOCATION OF OCCURRENCE (FIELD 27, COLUMNS 103 THROUGH 104)
a. Source of data. Admission interview.
b. Enter state codes from table 4-2 or country location codes (located in the
IPDS User's Manual) to indicate geographical location for all patients treated during
deployment. The receiving MTF for a transfer case must record the original location of
NOTE: The directive to use this field for "Battle Casualty Only" was rescinded in
November 1990. This field may be used for all cases.