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Type of tube that contributed to pressure ulcer

Data Element ID: DE444
Name: Type of tube that contributed to pressure ulcer
Version: Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2
Data Element ISO Name: Tube_Device appliance-Type,CD
Definition: Determination of the type of tube used that contributed to the development or advancement of the pressure ulcer.
Question: What type of tube?
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 was the type of tube?" to "What type of tube?";
Changed Maximum Length of characters from "500" to "2000"
Go-To Logic: Refer to Common Formats Flow Charts
Guide For Use: Answer this question only if the device involved was a type of tube.
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
A1851 a Endotracheal 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A1854 b Gastrostomy 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A1857 c Nasogastric 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A1860 d Tracheostomy 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A1863 e Indwelling urinary catheter 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A66 f 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: Data Element Question clarification;
Answer Value clarification;
Increased narrative field size to accommodate more information
Administrative Status: Final
Administrative Status Date: 04/03/2012
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