Medical Warnings System data dictionary

Data Dictionary (version 6.1)

Published online: 
01 October 2003

The Medical Warnings System (MWS) is a value-added service closely aligned with the National Health Index. It is designed to warn healthcare providers of the presence of any known risk factors that may be important when making clinical decisions about patient care.

The MWS comprises the following features:

  • medical warnings incorporating adverse medical reactions and significant medical conditions
  • event summaries incorporating identification of the facility where the patient’s medical record is located
  • donor information incorporating donor summaries and healthcare user contact details.

Publishing information

  • Date of publication:
    01 October 2003
  • Ordering information:
    Only soft copy available to download
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