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Classification of VAP

Data Element ID: DE258
Name: Classification of VAP
Version: 1.1
Data Element ISO Name: Classification-VAP,CD
Synonym: None defined at this time
Definition: Determination of the classification of the ventilator-associated pneumonia.
Question: The VAP was classified as which of the following?
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: The listed answers are not mutually exclusive and a VAP may fit more than one of the listed classes. Accordingly, select the topmost answer in the list that fits the VAP being reported.
Format: Not Applicable
HL7 Data Type: Concept Descriptor (CD)
Data Type: Character
Maximum Length: 5
Answer Code Answer ID Answer Value Code System Code System Name
A1161 a Pneumonia in an immunocompromised patient determined by both clinical and laboratory criteria 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A1164 b Pneumonia with specific laboratory findings 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A1167 c Clinically defined pneumonia 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: CDC NHSN Manual
Rationale for Change: Not Applicable
Administrative Status: Final
Administrative Status Date: 03/31/2010
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