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Implantable device placement

Data Element ID: DE144
Name: Implantable device placement
Version: 1.1
Data Element ISO Name: Device_Implantable-Placement,CD
Synonym: None defined at this time
Definition: Determination if the device was placed within the patient´s tissue at the time of the event.
Question: At the time of the event, was the device placed within the patient´s tissue?
Conditionality: Reserved for future use
Multiple Choice: Not Applicable
Form Name: Device or Medical/Surgical Supply
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: Not applicable for this release
Go-To Logic: Refer to Common Formats Flow Charts
Guide For Use: Answer this question only if the type of device involved in the event or unsafe condition was an implantable device.

The inquiry is whether the device was in place, i.e., present, within the patient's tissue. It includes the time between insertion and removal, if any.
Format: Not Applicable
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: 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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