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Who observed the fall

Data Element ID: DE198
Name: Who observed the fall
Version: 1.1
Data Element ISO Name: Fall_Observed-Who,CD
Synonym: None defined at this time
Definition: Determination on who observed the fall.
Question: Who observed the fall?
Conditionality: Reserved for future use
Multiple Choice: Not Applicable
Form Name: Fall
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: If the fall was observed by both (1) a member of the facility staff and (2) a visitor, family member or other patient, select 'Staff'.
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
A885 a Staff 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A888 b Visitor, family, or another patient 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
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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