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VTE prior risk assessment


Data Element ID: DE1015
Name: VTE prior risk assessment
Version: Hospital Version 1.2
Data Element ISO Name: Risk assessment-Documentation_Prior to VTE,CD
Definition: Determination if a formal VTE risk assessment was documented prior to the onset of the VTE.
Question: Prior to the onset of the VTE incident, was a formal VTE risk assessment documented?
Multiple Choice: No
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: If your facility uses a formal VTE risk assessment, e.g., an assessment that yields a numerical risk score, indicate whether the results of such an assessment were documented in the medical record prior to the onset of the VTE incident.
The following recent publications contain more information on prophylaxis of VTE and risk assessments:
Qaseem A, Chou R, Humphrey L, Stanley M, Shekelle P. Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Hospitalized Patients: A Clinical Practice Guideline from the American College of Physicians. Ann Int Med. 2011;155:625-632
Guyatt G, Akl E, Crowther M, Gutterman D, Schuunemann H,and for the American College of Chest Physicians Antithrombotic Therapy and Prevention of Thrombosis Panel. Executive Summary: Antithrombotic Therapy and Prevention of Thrombosis, 9th ed: American College of Chest Physicians Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines. Chest 2012;141:2 suppl 7S-47S
Format: N/A
HL7 Data Type: Concept Descriptor (CD)
Data Type: Character
Maximum Length: 3
Answer Code Answer ID Answer Value Code System Code System Name
A15 a Yes 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A18 b No 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
UNK c Unknown 2.16.840.1.113883.5.1008 HL7 NullFlavor
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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