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Level of sedation

Data Element ID: DE474
Name: Level of sedation
Version: Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2
Data Element ISO Name: Sedation-Level,CD
Definition: Determination of the level of sedation used.
Question: What was the level of sedation?
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: Removed A1989 (d) "No sedation (if regional, local, or topical anesthesia)" from the answer value set
Go-To Logic: Refer to Common Formats Flow Charts
Guide For Use: The level of sedation should be documented as such in the patient's medical record. If necessary, consult the anesthesiologist, anesthetist or person who performed the procedure.
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
A1980 a Deep sedation or analgesia 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A1983 b Moderate sedation or analgesia (conscious sedation) 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A1986 c Minimal sedation (anxiolysis) 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
UNK d 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: http://www.asahq.org/For-Members/~/media/For%20Members/Standards%20and%20Guideli... Exit Disclaimer
Rationale for Change: Answer Value clarification
Administrative Status: Final
Administrative Status Date: 04/03/2012
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