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VICTIM MEDICAL TREATMENT

Data Element: VICTIM MEDICAL TREATMENT
Definition: A coded representation of the type of medical treatment rendered to the victim.
Standard of Verification: Incident Report or Arrest Report.
Data Type: AN
Field Size: 2
Field Format: 2 AN
Originating Teams: Law Enforcement
User Teams: Courts and Law Enforcement
Tables / Codes: 01 - HOSPITALIZED - the victim was transported to a hospital for examination and treatment, and was formally admitted for an overnight stay.
02 - TREATED AND RELEASED - the victim was transported to a hospital or other authorized treatment center, and was examined and given any emergency treatment needed, but was not admitted for continued treatment.
03 - REFUSED TREATMENT - the victim was offered treatment, but declined to be transported to a hospital or once there refused to be examined or treated, either because the victim did not wish treatment or because he or she preferred to consult a private doctor.
04 - NOT TREATED - the report states that no attempt was made to offer medical treatment to the victim.
05 - TREATED AT SCENE - The victim received medical treatment by EMS/ambulance/other medical personnel and not transported to hospital.
99 - UNKNOWN
Comments: The New York State Incident-Based Uniform Crime Reporting System (NYSIBR) uses the following residual codes:
77 - Not Applicable
88 - Not Reported
Page Info: DATE STANDARD ESTABLISHED: 2/92