The Careunits table, stores information pertaining to the different
ICU rooms in the hospital. Figure 2.4 shows the
careunit table and its relationship with other event tables in the database.
When a note is filed, a problem occurs or a chart event is entered, the
particular care unit in which the event took place is recorded. The
careunit table only contains a cuid (care unit id) and the unit name,
but is used in many places to record the location in which events took
place. Table 2.2 shows some sample content.
Careunits table and
relationships. The careunits table is related to many other
tables and contains information about the particular care unit
where an event occurred.