Policy Number

1900

IWK - 1900 - Unidentified (Unknown) Patients Identification Process

Description

Unidentified (Unknown) patients admitted to the IWK Health Centre must be  issued a uniquely assigned name and K# to provide a temporary identification  until a positive identification can be made.

Related Documents

IWK - 1100 - Patient Identification
IWK - 124.0 - Consent to Treatment