Imagine that you are the HIM director for a pediatric medical practice. The practitioners have asked you to consider a well-child visit for a 12-month-old child and to build a data dictionary to include several data items. During the well-child visit, the practitioners want to document no fewer than the following data elements:
To proceed with the build of your data dictionary, follow the table format shown in the “Maternity Care Data Dictionary” example attached below. Be sure to establish useful attribute names, data types, necessary data lengths, and descriptions.