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Type of injury as result of fall


Data Element ID: DE204
Name: Type of injury as result of fall
Version: Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2
Data Element ISO Name: Injury_Fall-Type,CD
Definition: Determination of the type of injury sustained by the patient as a result of the fall.
Question: What type of injury was sustained?
Multiple Choice: No
Form Name: Fall
Setting: Hospitals, including outpatient pharmacies and outpatient departments located within the hospital
Comments: None defined at this time
Description of Change: Added A905 (e) "Skin tear, avulsion, hematoma or significant bruising" to 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: If the patient sustained more than one type of injury as a result of the fall, select the injury which in your judgment caused the greatest harm to the patient. You may wish to refer to AHRQ's Harm Scale in arriving at your determination.
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
A900 a Dislocation 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A903 b Fracture 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A906 c Intracranial injury 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A909 d Laceration requiring sutures 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A905 e Skin tear, avulsion, hematoma or significant bruising 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A66 f Other: Please specify 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 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: Answer Value clarification;
Increased narrative field size to accommodate more information
Administrative Status: Final
Administrative Status Date: 04/03/2012
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