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Risk assessment prior to fall


Data Element ID: DE210
Name: Risk assessment prior to fall
Version: Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2
Data Element ISO Name: Fall_Risk assessment-Documentation_Prior to fall,CD
Definition: Determination if the patient was assessed to be a risk for a fall
Question: Prior to the fall, was a fall risk assessment documented?
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: Changed the Data Element Question from "Prior to the fall, was a fall risk assessment performed?" to "Prior to the fall, was a fall risk assessment documented?"
Go-To Logic: Refer to Common Formats Flow Charts
Guide For Use: Select 'Yes' if there is any fall risk assessment documented in the patient's medical record prior to the fall. Any type of fall risk assessment will qualify; no particular type of fall risk assessment is required.
Format: N/A
HL7 Data Type: Concept Descriptor (CD)
Data Type: Character
Maximum Length: 3
Answer Code Answer ID Answer Value Code System Code System Name
A15 a Yes 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A18 b No 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: 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 Question clarification
Administrative Status: Final
Administrative Status Date: 04/03/2012
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