55. BLOOD USAGE
NOTE: You will now begin coding page 3, DA Form 2985. Nonautomated sites
should enter the code from page one for the Reporting MTF and the patient's
4-61. TOTAL SICK DAYS ALL FACILITIES (FIELD 56, COLUMNS 273
a. Source of data. This field is automatically computed by AQCESS/CHCS
based on transactions processed in AAD. For nonautomated sites, this is the
number of days between the date of initial admission and the date of disposition
from your facility.
b. Patient days entered in this field represent total days to date at all
facilities. However, sick days in a civilian facility are counted for AD personnel only.
(1) Direct, Absent Sick. Enter the number of days between date of initial
admission and the date of disposition. (Using a Julian calendar , subtract the day of
disposition from the day of initial admission.) This number should equal the total
number of sick days this MTF (field 67) plus the number of sick days at all other
facilities (fields 58-59).
(2) Total Absent Sick. Enter the number of days between date of initial
disposition from the day of initial admission). There is no "date of this admission"
on this record. This number should be the same as the number in field 67.
(3) Carded for Record Only (CRO) . Enter "" days in this field as well as
in field 67 and all other field requiring the number of sick/bed days for CRO cases.
(4) Direct Admission. Enter the number of days between date of this
admission and date of disposition. (Using a Julian calendar, subtract the day of
disposition from the day of this admission.) For a direct admission and final