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This table changed in version 5.2 of the OMOP CDM. The fields note_datetime, note_class_concept_id, note_title, encoding_concept_id, language_concept_id were added.
The NOTE table captures unstructured information that was recorded by a provider about a patient in free text notes on a given date.
|note_id||Yes||integer||A unique identifier for each note.|
|person_id||Yes||integer||A foreign key identifier to the Person about whom the Note was recorded. The demographic details of that Person are stored in the PERSON table.|
|note_date||Yes||date||The date the note was recorded.|
|note_datetime||No||datetime||The date and time the note was recorded.|
|note_type_concept_id||Yes||integer||A foreign key to the predefined Concept in the Standardized Vocabularies reflecting the type, origin or provenance of the Note.|
|note_class_concept_id||Yes||integer||A foreign key to the predefined Concept in the Standardized Vocabularies reflecting the HL7 LOINC Document Type Vocabulary classification of the note.|
|note_title||No||string(250)||The title of the Note as it appears in the source.|
|note_text||No||RBDMS dependent text||The content of the Note.|
|encoding_concept_id||Yes||integer||A foreign key to the predefined Concept in the Standardized Vocabularies reflecting the note character encoding type.|
|language_concept_id||Yes||integer||A foreign key to the predefined Concept in the Standardized Vocabularies reflecting the language of the note.|
|provider_id||No||integer||A foreign key to the Provider in the PROVIDER table who took the Note.|
|visit_occurrence_id||No||integer||Foreign key to the Visit in the VISIT_OCCURRENCE table when the Note was taken.|