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Device event description


Data Element ID: DE156
Name: Device event description
Version: 1.1
Data Element ISO Name: Event_Device-Description,CD
Synonym: None defined at this time
Definition: Determination of the best description of the event or unsafe condition.
Question: Which of the following best describes the event or unsafe condition?
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: 'Device failure' includes a device defect.
Format: Not Applicable
HL7 Data Type: Concept Descriptor (CD)
Data Type: Character
Maximum Length: 4
Answer Code Answer ID Answer Value Code System Code System Name
A774 a Device failure 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A777 b Operator error 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A780 c Combination or interaction of device failure and operator error 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
UNK e 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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