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Documented type of rescue intervention(s)

Data Element ID: DE66
Name: Documented type of rescue intervention(s)
Version: Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2
Data Element ISO Name: Performed-Intervention,CD
Definition: Determination of the interventions performed in order to rescue the patient.
Question: Which of the following interventions (rescue) were documented?
Multiple Choice: Yes
Form Name: Patient Information Form (PIF)
Setting: Hospitals, including outpatient pharmacies and outpatient departments located within the hospital
Comments: None defined at this time
Description of Change: Changed the Data Element Name from "Type of rescue intervention(s) performed" to "Documented type of rescue intervention(s)";
Changed the Data Element Question from "Which of the following interventions (rescue) were performed?" to "Which of the following interventions (rescue) were documented?";
Changed A213 (d) from "Surgical intervention" to "Surgical/procedural intervention" in the answer value set;
Changed Maximum Length of characters for free text from "500" to "2000"
Go-To Logic: Refer to Common Formats Flow Charts
Guide For Use: Answer this question only if you are reporting an incident.
Format: N/A
HL7 Data Type: Concept Descriptor (CD)
Data Type: Character
Maximum Length: 4 (2000 for free text associated with 'Other: Please specify' response.)
Answer Code Answer ID Answer Value Code System Code System Name
A204 a Transfer, including transfer to a higher level care area within facility, transfer to another facility, or hospital admission (from outpatient) 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A207 b Monitoring, including observation, physiological examination, laboratory testing, phlebotomy, and/or imaging studies 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A210 c Medication therapy, including administration of antidote, change in pre-incident dose or route 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A213 d Surgical/procedural intervention 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A216 e Respiratory support (e.g., ventilation, tracheotomy) 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A219 f Blood transfusion 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A222 g Counseling or psychotherapy 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
UNK h Unknown 2.16.840.1.113883.5.1008 HL7 NullFlavor
A225 i Other intervention: Please specify 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
Effective Date: 03/31/2010
Until Date: - -
Update Date: 04/03/2012
Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Submitting Organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Date of Submission: - -
Responsible Organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Creator: Amy Helwig, MD, MS
Data Steward: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
References: No specific reference at this time
Rationale for Change: Data Element Name clarification;
Data Element Question clarification;
Answer Value clarification;
Increased narrative field size to accommodate more information
Administrative Status: Final
Administrative Status Date: 04/03/2012
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