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Description of procedure associated with event


Data Element ID: DE461
Name: Description of procedure associated with event
Version: Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2
Data Element ISO Name: Event_Surgery-Procedure,ED
Definition: Brief description of the procedure associated with this event.
Question: Describe briefly the procedure associated with this event:
Multiple Choice: No
Form Name: Surgery or Anesthesia
Setting: Hospitals, including outpatient pharmacies and outpatient departments located within the hospital
Comments: None defined at this time
Description of Change: Changed Maximum Length of characters from "500" to "2000"
Go-To Logic: Refer to Common Formats Flow Charts
Guide For Use: Answer the questions for 'Surgery or Anesthesia' only if (1) the patient safety concern involved an event, i.e., an incident or a near miss, and (2) the event involved a surgical or other invasive procedure or the administration of anesthesia, including immediate preparations for same, e.g., a crash intubation.
Describe the procedure associated with the event in your own words. If the event did not involve an invasive procedure, but only the administration of anesthesia, e.g., anesthesia for a non-invasive orthopedic manipulation, indicate the reason for the anesthetic and/or the type of associated non-invasive procedure, if any.
This information will not be forwarded to the Network of Patient Safety Databases (NPSD).
Format: N/A
HL7 Data Type: Encapsulated Data (ED)
Data Type: Character
Maximum Length: 2000
Answer Code Answer ID Answer Value Code System Code System Name
Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable
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: Increased narrative field size to accommodate more information
Administrative Status: Final
Administrative Status Date: 04/03/2012
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