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Anticipated harm duration


Data Element ID: DE59
Name: Anticipated harm duration
Version: Hospital Version 1.2
Data Element ISO Name: Harm-Duration_anticipated,CD
Definition: Determination of the anticipated duration of the harm to the patient.
Question: What is the anticipated duration of the harm to the patient?
Multiple Choice: No
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 Answer Value [A192 (a)] from "Permanent (one year or greater)" to "Permanent: not expected to revert to approximately normal (i.e. patient's baseline)" in the answer value set;
Changed the Answer Value [A194 (b)] from "Temporary (less than one year)" to "Temporary: expected to revert to approximately normal (i.e. patient's baseline)" in the answer value set.
Go-To Logic: Refer to Common Formats Flow Charts
Guide For Use: Answer this question only if you are reporting an incident and only if you indicated, in your response to the previous harm question, that harm, other than death, had occurred to the patient as a result of the incident.
The answer choices constitute the second part of AHRQ's Harm Scale. This question relates to the duration of harm at the intensity you indicated in the previous Harm Scale question.
No further explanation is provided regarding the other categories in the Harm Scale. Your selection among these categories should be based on your present assessment of the patient's future condition attributable to the incident, taking the likely effects of treatment into account. If you cannot decide between two categories that you believe both apply, select the one that is higher on the list.
Format: N/A
HL7 Data Type: Concept Descriptor (CD)
Data Type: Character
Maximum Length: 4
Answer Code Answer ID Answer Value Code System Code System Name
A192 a Permanent: not expected to revert to approximately normal (i.e. patient's baseline) 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A194 b Temporary: expected to revert to approximately normal (i.e. patient's baseline) 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
UNK c Unknown 2.16.840.1.113883.5.1008 HL7 NullFlavor
Effective Date: 04/03/2012
Until Date: - -
Update Date: 04/24/2013
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 Question clarification;
Answer Value clarification
Administrative Status: Final
Administrative Status Date: 04/03/2012
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