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Classification of SSI


Data Element ID: DE246
Name: Classification of SSI
Version: Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2
Data Element ISO Name: Classification-SSI,CD
Definition: Determination of the classification of the surgical site infection(SSI).
Question: The SSI was classified as which of the following?
Multiple Choice: No
Form Name: Healthcare-associated Infection
Setting: Hospitals, including outpatient pharmacies and outpatient departments located within the hospital
Comments: None defined at this time
Description of Change: N/A
Go-To Logic: Refer to Common Formats Flow Charts
Guide For Use: Organ/space, deep incisional and superficial incisional SSI are defined in the CDC NHSN Manual.
Deep incisional primary (DIP) SSI is identified in the primary incision in a patient that has had an operation with one or more incisions (e.g., C-section incision or chest incision for CBGB).
Deep incisional secondary (DIS) SSI is identified in the secondary incision in a patient that has had an operation with more than one incision (e.g., donor site [leg] incision for CBGB).
Superficial incisional primary (SIP) SSI is identified in the primary incision in a patient that has had an operation with one or more incisions (e.g., C-section incision or chest incision for CBGB).
Superficial incisional secondary (SIS) SSI is identified in the secondary incision in a patient that has had an operation with more than one incision (e.g., donor site [leg] incision for CBGB).
Format: N/A
HL7 Data Type: Concept Descriptor (CD)
Data Type: Character
Maximum Length: 5
Answer Code Answer ID Answer Value Code System Code System Name
A1098 a Organ/ space 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A1101 b Deep incisional primary (DIP) 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A1107 c Deep incisional secondary (DIS) 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A1108 d Superficial incisional primary (SIP) 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A1109 e Superficial incisional secondary (SIS) 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
UNK f Unknown 2.16.840.1.113883.5.1008 HL7 NullFlavor
Effective Date: 03/31/2010
Until Date: - -
Update Date: - -
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: CDC NHSN Manual

http://www.cdc.gov/nhsn/PDFs/pscManual/9pscSSIcurrent.pdf

http://www.cdc.gov/nhsn/PDFs/pscManual/16PSCkeyterms_current.pdf
Rationale for Change: N/A
Administrative Status: Final
Administrative Status Date: 04/03/2012
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