(39Naa) Communication - Auditory/Visual/Both: Admission

SAS Name

A score indicating the patient's ability to comprehend at admission.  Comprehension includes unerstanding of either auditory or visual communication (for example, writing, sign language, gestures).  The more usual mode of comprehension ('Auditory' or 'Visual') is evaluated; 'Both' indicates auditory and visual are used about equally.

Code Code value
A Auditory
B Both
V Visual