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Type of nutritional product

Data Element ID: DE285
Name: Type of nutritional product
Version: Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2
Data Element ISO Name: Nutritional product-Type,CD
Definition: The type of nutritional product involved in the event.
Question: What type of nutritional product?
Multiple Choice: No
Form Name: Medication or Other Substance
Setting: Hospitals, including outpatient pharmacies and outpatient departments located within the hospital
Comments: None defined at this time
Description of Change: Changed A1242 (a) from "Dietary supplement (other than vitamins or minerals)" to "Dietary supplements (other than vitamins or minerals)", A1248 (c) from "Enteral nutritional product, including infant formula" to "Enteral nutritional products, including infant formula", and A1251 (d) from "Parenteral nutritional product" to "Parenteral nutritional products" 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: Select 'Dietary supplement (other than vitamins or minerals)' so long as the dietary supplement was not an enteral 'medical food' (see 21 U.S.C. 360ee (b) (3) or in a parenteral preparation.
Select 'Vitamins or minerals' so long as the vitamins or minerals were not enteral 'medical foods' or in parenteral preparation.
Select 'Enteral nutritional product, including infant formula' if the nutritional product, dietary supplement or vitamins or minerals, was in a preparation intended to be administered orally as a medical food or through a nasogastric tube or a percutaneous tube placed into the stomach (gastrostomy) or into the small bowel (jejunostomy).
Select 'Parenteral nutritional product' if the nutritional product was in a preparation intended to be administered other than via the gastrointestinal tract. Such products are generally administered intravenously via a peripheral or central line.
Format: N/A
HL7 Data Type: Concept Descriptor (CD)
Data Type: Character
Maximum Length: 5 (2000 for free text associated with 'Other: Please specify' response.)
Answer Code Answer ID Answer Value Code System Code System Name
A1242 a Dietary supplements (other than vitamins or minerals) 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A1245 b Vitamins or minerals 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A1248 c Enteral nutritional products, including infant formula 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A1251 d Parenteral nutritional products 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A66 e Other: Please specify 2.16.840.1.113883. 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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