|Data Element (edit)|
|Program:||Med and CC|
Biological sex of the patient at birth; options are "male" and "female".
Legacy implementation right in the table
Also see Guidelines for coding sex and gender.
hopefully that link is consistent with what is collected now, it should have been linked with this page but somehow wasn't.
Sex changes over time
For those patients who are transgender or transsexual, document what their sex was at birth. This may mean that a record's FirstName field becomes inconsistent with their Sex field. In those cases, the contents of the Alias_ID_collection might shed lights on the reason.
EPR uses the currently used gender, as far as we could tell. We didn’t review what the policies are about this. Our records may therefore be inconsistent with EPR.
Data Integrity Checks (automatic list)
|PL SamePhin Diff DOB Sex||Centralized data front end.accdb||implemented|