4-101. DATE OF THIS ADMISSION (FIELD 26, COLUMNS 97 THROUGH 102)
a. Source of data. Item 13, FMC. See also paragraph 4-41.
b. Enter the date of this admission using the format YYMMDD, where Y = year,
M = month, and D = day.
4-102. TOTAL SICK DAYS THIS MTF (FIELD 67, COLUMNS 318 THROUGH 322)
a. Source of data. Items 13 and 28, FMC. See also paragraph 4-69.
b. Enter the number of days between the date the patient was admitted and the
date of disposition. Enter "" for CRO cases or for a patient who died or was
transferred on the day of admission. Zero fill to the left.
4-103. CAUSE OF INJURY (FIELD 35, COLUMNS 134 THROUGH 136)
a. Source of data. Items 14 and 19, FMC. See also paragraph 4-52.
b. Enter the a ppropriate external cause of injury code from appendix B for
patients suffering battle injuries or wounds, nonbattle accidents, violence, or poisonings
(patients coded through 9 in field 19).
4-104. UNDERLYING CAUSE OF DEATH (FIELD 32, COLUMN 121)
a. Source of data. Item 14, FMC. See also paragraph 4-49.
b. Enter the appropriate data code from table 4-19 to indicate which of the eight
diagnostic fields identifies the cause of death.
4-105. DIAGNOSIS CODING (FIELDS 36 to 43, COLUMNS 137 THROUGH 200)
a. Source of data. Item 14, FMC.
b. Use the ICD-9-CM to code the diagnostic condition(s) for which the patient
c. Use the first three/four/five columns of the diagnosis fields for the ICD-9-CM
codes. Do not zero fill the fourth column for three-digit ICD-9-CM codes. Leave the fifth
column blank for four-digit ICD-9-CM codes.
d. Leave the sixth column blank.