NAME FORMAT CODE
|Default Codes:||9 - Not known: a validation error|
This is used in the CDS to identify the format of a PATIENT NAME, with the classification values indicating whether it is a PERSON NAME STRUCTURED or PERSON NAME UNSTRUCTURED.
The following values with the addition of the Default Code, can be used:
|1||Structured - two element name, forename followed by surname, each element an35|
|2||Unstructured - an70|
This data element is also known by these names:
|plural||NAME FORMAT CODES|