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Type of pressure ulcer intervention(s) used


Data Element ID: DE435
Name: Type of pressure ulcer intervention(s) used
Version: Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2
Data Element ISO Name: Prevention intervention(s)_Pressure Ulcer-Type_Used,CD
Definition: Determination of the type of prevention intervention(s).
Question: What intervention(s) was used?
Multiple Choice: Yes
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: Removed A1815 (c) "Nutritional support" from the answer value set;
Added A1817 (c) "Hydration and/or nutritional support" and A1819 (d) "Skin care practices to prevent moisture and shearing" to the answer value set;
Changed Maximum Length characters from "500" to "2000"
Go-To Logic: Refer to Common Formats Flow Charts
Guide For Use: Answer this question only if an intervention to prevent the development or advancement of pressure ulcers had been implemented for the patient.
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
A1809 a Pressure redistribution device 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A1812 b Repositioning 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A1817 c Hydration and/or nutritional support 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A1819 d Skin care practices to prevent moisture and shearing 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A66 e Other: Please specify 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 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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