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DVT confirmation test

Data Element ID: DE1009
Name: DVT confirmation test
Version: Hospital Version 1.2
Data Element ISO Name: DVT-Diagnostic test_confirmation,CD
Definition: Determination of the diagnostic test that confirmed the DVT.
Question: Which diagnostic test confirmed the DVT?
Multiple Choice: Yes
Form Name: Venous Thromboembolism
Setting: Hospitals, including outpatient pharmacies and outpatient departments located within the hospital
Comments: None defined at this time
Description of Change: N/A
Go-To Logic: Refer to Common Formats Flow Charts
Guide For Use: In order to be considered a DVT under the Common Formats, the condition must be confirmed by at least one of the listed diagnostic imaging studies. The results of these studies are commonly found in the radiology section of the medical record.
Ignore imaging findings that were incidental, e.g., findings that were not specifically sought by the study.
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
A2616 a Venous compression ultrasound or duplex ultrasound 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A2619 b Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A2622 c Computed tomography (CT) 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A2625 d Venography 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A2613 e None of the above 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
Effective Date: 04/03/2012
Until Date: - -
Update Date: - -
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: N/A
Administrative Status: Final
Administrative Status Date: 04/03/2012
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