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Classification of VAP


Data Element ID: DE258
Name: Classification of VAP
Version: Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2
Data Element ISO Name: Classification-VAP,CD
Definition: Determination of the classification of the ventilator-associated pneumonia.
Question: The VAP 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: Added UNK (d) "Unknown" to the answer value set;
Changed A1167 (a) from "Clinically defined pneumonia" to "Clinically defined pneumonia (PNU1)", A1164 (b) from "Pneumonia with specific laboratory findings" to "Pneumonia with specific laboratory findings (PNU2)", and A1161 (c) from "Pneumonia in an immunocompromised patient determined by both clinical and laboratory criteria" to "Pneumonia in an immunocompromised patient determined by both clinical and laboratory criteria (PNU3)" in the answer value set
Go-To Logic: Refer to Common Formats Flow Charts
Guide For Use: The listed answers are not mutually exclusive and a VAP may fit more than one of the listed classes. Accordingly, select the topmost answer in the list that fits the VAP being reported.
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
A1167 a Clinically defined pneumonia (PNU1) 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A1164 b Pneumonia with specific laboratory findings (PNU2) 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A1161 c Pneumonia in an immunocompromised patient determined by both clinical and laboratory criteria (PNU3) 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
UNK d 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: CDC NHSN Manual

http://www.cdc.gov/nhsn/PDFs/pscManual/6pscVAPcurrent.pdf
Rationale for Change: Answer Value clarification
Administrative Status: Final
Administrative Status Date: 04/03/2012
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