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VTE pharmacological prophylaxis

Data Element ID: DE1030
Name: VTE pharmacological prophylaxis
Version: Hospital Version 1.2
Data Element ISO Name: VTE_Prophylaxis-Pharmacological anticoagulant_Administration,CD
Definition: Determination if any pharmacological anticoagulant prophylaxis was administered prior to the onset of the VTE.
Question: Prior to the onset of the VTE incident, was any pharmacological anticoagulant prophylaxis administered?
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 pharmacologic VTE prophylaxis.
Mechanical VTE prophylaxis is addressed elsewhere in these Common Formats.
Pharmacologic VTE prophylaxis includes enoxaparin, heparin, fondaparinux, and Coumadin (warfarin).
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. AHRQ Common Formats
A18 b No 2.16.840.1.113883. 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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