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Characteristics of surgical adverse outcome


Data Element ID: DE513
Name: Characteristics of surgical adverse outcome
Version: Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2
Data Element ISO Name: Adverse outcome_Surgery-Characteristic,CD
Definition: Determination of the best characterization of the surgical event from the list provided.
Question: Which of the following best characterizes the surgical 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 this question only if the event is best described as a 'Surgical event'.
If more than one listed response applies, select the one that best characterizes the surgical event. If none of the listed responses apply, select 'Other' and provide your own characterization.
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
A2172 a Surgical site infection 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A2175 b Bleeding requiring return to the operating room 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A2178 c Burn and/or operating room fire 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A2181 d Incorrect surgical or invasive procedure 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A2184 e Iatrogenic pneumothorax 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A2187 f Unintended laceration or puncture 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A2190 g Dehiscence, flap or wound failure or disruption, or graft failure 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A2193 h Unintended blockage, obstruction, or ligation 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A2196 i Unplanned removal of organ 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A2199 j Air embolus 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A66 k 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: Increased narrative field size to accommodate more information
Administrative Status: Final
Administrative Status Date: 04/03/2012
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