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Type of pressure ulcer risk assessment


Data Element ID: DE426
Name: Type of pressure ulcer risk assessment
Version: Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2
Data Element ISO Name: Risk assessment_Pressure Ulcer-Type,CD
Definition: Determination of the type of risk assessment used.
Question: What type of risk assessment was documented?
Multiple Choice: No
Form Name: Pressure Ulcer
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 "What type of risk assessment was performed?" to "What type of risk assessment was documented?"
Go-To Logic: Refer to Common Formats Flow Charts
Guide For Use: Answer this question only if a pressure ulcer risk assessment was performed prior to the discovery of a new, or the advancement of an existing, pressure ulcer.
Select 'Formal assessment (e.g., Braden, Braden Q, (pediatric version) Norton, Waterlow) if the type of risk assessment performed was a formal assessment, such as one involving a score or scale that has been published, tested and validated.
Select 'Clinical assessment' if the type of risk assessment performed was based on a clinical evaluation but was not based on a published formal scale or score.
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
A1782 a Formal assessment (e.g., Braden, Braden Q (pediatric version), Norton, Waterlow) 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A1785 b Clinical assessment 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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