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Type of central line


Data Element ID: DE252
Name: Type of central line
Version: 1.1
Data Element ISO Name: Patient_BSI-Central line or umbilical catheter_Type,CD
Synonym: None defined at this time
Definition: Determination of the type of central line involved in the central line-associated bloodstream infection.
Question: Which type of central line?
Conditionality: Reserved for future use
Multiple Choice: Not Applicable
Form Name: Healthcare-associated Infection
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: A permanent central line is a central line that is tunneled, including certain dialysis catheters and implantable central line catheters (including ports).

A temporary central line is a central line that is not tunneled.

An umbilical catheter is a central line inserted through the umbilical artery or vein in a neonate.
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
A1143 a Permanent (tunneled or implanted) central line 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A1146 b Temporary (non-tunneled) central line 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A1149 c Umbilical catheter 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: CDC NHSN Manual
http://www.cdc.gov/nhsn/PDFs/pscManual/4PSC_CLABScurrent.pdf
http://www.cdc.gov/nhsn/PDFs/pscManual/16PSCkeyterms_current.pdf
Rationale for Change: Not Applicable
Administrative Status: Final
Administrative Status Date: 03/31/2010
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