EMDIS message: RSV_REQ

Description Donor reservation request

The RSV_REQ message is used to reserve a donor for a possible transplant. A simple positive or negative response via the RSV_RES message and a DONOR_CB message to reflect the donor’s change in status is all that is required.

EMDIS Fields

Field description (WMDA dictionary field) EMDIS field code Required Field Type
Sending EMDIS registry (REG_SND) REG_SND Optional N4
Receiving EMDIS registry (REG_RCV) REG_RCV Optional N4
Patient identification (Patient Identification) P_ID Required A17
Donor identification (Donor Identification ( to be replaced by GRID)) D_ID Required A17
Global registration identifier for donors (GRID) D_GRID Optional A19
Request date (Request date) REQ_DATE Required D8
Reference code (REF_CODE) REF_CODE Required A15
Date expiration of reservation (Reservation Expiry date) EXPI_DATE Optional D8
Acknowledgement ID (Acknowledgment ID) ACK_ID Optional A17
Remark (REMARK) REMARK Optional A120

The requested hub has to take care of ”infinite” reservations itself.