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Reason for linking


Data Element ID: DE113
Name: Reason for linking
Version: 1.1
Data Element ISO Name: Linking-Reason,CD
Synonym: None defined at this time
Definition: Provides the reason for linking Common Formats Patient Safety event or unsafe condition reports.
Question: Reason for linking
Conditionality: Reserved for future use
Multiple Choice: Not Applicable
Form Name: Summary of Initial Report (SIR)
Data Set: Reserved for future use
Setting: Hospitals, including outpatient pharmacies and outpatient departments located within the hospital
Language: U.S. English
Comments: None defined at this time
Description of Change: Maximum Length has been updated from the previous value, which was ´5´.
Go-To Logic: Refer to Common Formats Flow Charts
Guide For Use: If a Common Formats Patient Safety event or unsafe condition report is linked to another Common Formats Patient Safety event or unsafe condition report, select the applicable reason for linking of the reports. If the reason for linking is not one of the answer values provided with this data element, select "Other" and specify the reason for linking. If a Common Formats Patient Safety event or unsafe condition report is linked to more than one report, provide this data element for each additional linked report.

This data element is for electronic implementation only. It is not on the Common Formats paper form.
Format: Not Applicable
HL7 Data Type: Concept Descriptor (CD)
Data Type: Character
Maximum Length: 5 (500 for free text associated with ´Other: Please Specify´ response.)
Answer Code Answer ID Answer Value Code System Code System Name
Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable
Effective Date: 03/31/2010
Until Date: - -
Update Date: - -
Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Submitting Organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Date of Submission: 03/31/2010
Responsible Organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Creator: John C. Moquin
Data Steward: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
References: No specific reference at this time
Rationale for Change: Not Applicable
Administrative Status: Final
Administrative Status Date: 03/31/2010
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