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VTE physical/mechanical prophylaxis


Data Element ID: DE1027
Name: VTE physical/mechanical prophylaxis
Version: Hospital Version 1.2
Data Element ISO Name: VTE_Prophylaxis-Physical/mechanical_Application,CD
Definition: Determination if any physical or mechanical prophylaxis was applied prior to the onset of the VTE.
Question: Prior to the onset of the VTE incident, was any physical or mechanical prophylaxis (e.g., graduated compression stockings, intermittent pneumatic compression device, venous foot pumps) applied?
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: Answer this question only with respect to mechanical VTE prophylaxis.
Pharmacologic VTE prophylaxis is addressed elsewhere in these Common Formats.
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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