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Patient activity prior to fall


Data Element ID: DE207
Name: Patient activity prior to fall
Version: Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2
Data Element ISO Name: Patient-Action_Prior to fall,CD
Definition: Determination of the action the patient was doing or trying to do prior to the fall.
Question: Prior to the fall, what was the patient doing or trying to do?
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 A926 (e) "Navigating bedrails" to the answer value set;
Changed A933 (h) from "Toileting-related activities" to "Toileting" and A936 (i) from "Transferring to or from bed, chair, etc." to "Transferring to or from bed, chair, wheelchair, etc." 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: No further information provided.
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
A915 a Ambulating without assistance and without an assistive device or medical equipment 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A918 b Ambulating with assistance and/or with an assistive device or medical equipment 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A921 c Changing position (e.g., in bed, chair) 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A924 d Dressing or undressing 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A926 e Navigating bedrails 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A927 f Reaching for an item 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A930 g Showering or bathing 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A933 h Toileting 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A936 i Transferring to or from bed, chair, wheelchair, etc. 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A939 j Undergoing a diagnostic or therapeutic procedure 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
UNK k Unknown 2.16.840.1.113883.5.1008 HL7 NullFlavor
A66 l 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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