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Type of injury as result of fall


Data Element ID: DE204
Name: Type of injury as result of fall
Version: 1.1
Data Element ISO Name: Injury_Fall-Type,CD
Synonym: None defined at this time
Definition: Determination of the type of injury sustained by the patient as a result of the fall.
Question: What type of injury was sustained?
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 patient sustained more than one type of injury as a result of the fall, select the injury which in your judgment caused the greatest harm to the patient. You may wish to refer to AHRQ's Harm Scale in arriving at your determination.
Format: Not Applicable
HL7 Data Type: Concept Descriptor (CD)
Data Type: Character
Maximum Length: 4 (500 for free text associated with ┬┤Other: Please Specify┬┤ response.)
Answer Code Answer ID Answer Value Code System Code System Name
A900 a Dislocation 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A903 b Fracture 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A906 c Intracranial injury 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A909 d Laceration requiring sutures 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A66 e Other: Please specify 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 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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