4-32. PREVIOUS ADMISSION
a. Source of data. Admi ssion interview. (Item 10, ITRCS).
b. Check "No" if the patient has not been admitted to your facility before. This
entry is to indicate existence of a record of previous treatment in your MTF. Enter the
year of previous admission if the patient has been admitted to your MTF whether for the
same condition or for any other condition.
4-33. SOURCE OF ADMISSION/AUTHORITY FOR ADMISSION (FIELD 20,
a. Source of data. Admission interview or ID card. Item 21, ITRCS for transfers.
b. Enter " Dir" for direct admission from other than the emergency room.
c. Enter " Dir-ER" for direct admission from the ER.
d. Enter " Trnsf" when the patient has been transferred from any other facility.
e. Enter "CRO" for carded for record only cases.
f. Enter "NB" for liveborn infants delivered in your MTF.
g. Include the applicable authority for admission paragraphs from AR 40-3.
h. Select the appropriate data code from table 4-15.