DICOM PS3.3 2017d - Information Object Definitions

C.7.2.2 Patient Study Module

Table C.7-4a defines Attributes that provide information about the Patient at the time the Study started.

Note

In the case of imaging a group of small animals simultaneously, the Attributes in this Module can only have values that apply to the entire group, otherwise they are absent (e.g., Patient's Weight (0010,1030)) or empty (e.g., Patient's Sex Neutered (0010,2203).

Table C.7-4a. Patient Study Module Attributes

Attribute Name

Tag

Type

Attribute Description

Admitting Diagnoses Description

(0008,1080)

3

Description of the admitting diagnosis (diagnoses)

Admitting Diagnoses Code Sequence

(0008,1084)

3

A sequence that conveys the admitting diagnosis (diagnoses).

One or more Items are permitted in this Sequence.

>Include Table 8.8-1 “Code Sequence Macro Attributes”

No Baseline CID is defined.

Patient's Age

(0010,1010)

3

Age of the Patient.

Patient's Size

(0010,1020)

3

Length or size of the Patient, in meters.

Patient's Weight

(0010,1030)

3

Weight of the Patient, in kilograms.

Patient's Body Mass Index

(0010,1022)

3

Body Mass Index of the patient in kg/m2.

Measured AP Dimension

(0010,1023)

3

The thickness in mm of the body part being scanned, in the antero-posterior dimension (per AAPM Report 204).

Note

These values are normally derived from a scanned image, but might also be obtained using physical calipers, e.g., for children.

Measured Lateral Dimension

(0010,1024)

3

The side-to-side (left to right) dimension in mm of the body part being scanned (per AAPM Report 204).

Note

These values are normally derived from a scanned image, but might also be obtained using physical calipers, e.g., for children.

Patient's Size Code Sequence

(0010,1021)

3

Patient's size category code

One or more Items are permitted in this Sequence.

>Include Table 8.8-1 “Code Sequence Macro Attributes”

Baseline CID is CID 7039 “Pediatric Size Categories” for pediatric patients

Baseline CID is CID 7041 “Calcium Scoring Patient Size Categories” for CT calcium scoring

Medical Alerts

(0010,2000)

3

Conditions to which medical staff should be alerted (e.g., contagious condition, drug allergies, etc.)

Allergies

(0010,2110)

3

Description of prior reaction to contrast agents, or other patient allergies or adverse reactions.

Smoking Status

(0010,21A0)

3

Indicates whether patient smokes.

Enumerated Values:

YES

NO

UNKNOWN

Pregnancy Status

(0010,21C0)

3

Describes pregnancy state of patient.

Enumerated Values:

0001

not pregnant

0002

possibly pregnant

0003

definitely pregnant

0004

unknown

Last Menstrual Date

(0010,21D0)

3

Date of onset of last menstrual period

Patient State

(0038,0500)

3

Description of patient state (comatose, disoriented, vision impaired, etc.)

Occupation

(0010,2180)

3

Occupation of the Patient.

Additional Patient History

(0010,21B0)

3

Additional information about the Patient's medical history.

Admission ID

(0038,0010)

3

Identifier of the visit as assigned by the healthcare provider

Issuer of Admission ID Sequence

(0038,0014)

3

Identifier of the Assigning Authority that issued Admission ID (0038,0010).

Only a single Item is permitted in this Sequence.

>Include Table 10-17 “HL7v2 Hierarchic Designator Macro Attributes”

Service Episode ID

(0038,0060)

3

Identifier of the Service Episode as assigned by the healthcare provider

Issuer of Service Episode ID Sequence

(0038,0064)

3

Identifier of the Assigning Authority that issued the Service Episode ID (0038,0060).

Only a single Item is permitted in this Sequence.

>Include Table 10-17 “HL7v2 Hierarchic Designator Macro Attributes”

Service Episode Description

(0038,0062)

3

Description of the type of service episode.

Patient's Sex Neutered

(0010,2203)

2C

Whether or not a procedure has been performed in an effort to render the patient sterile.

Enumerated Values:

ALTERED

Altered/Neutered

UNALTERED

Unaltered/intact

Note

If this Attribute is present but has no value then the status is unknown.

Required if patient is an animal. May be present otherwise.


DICOM PS3.3 2017d - Information Object Definitions