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Type of nutritional product

Data Element ID: DE285
Name: Type of nutritional product
Version: 1.1
Data Element ISO Name: Nutritional product-Type,CD
Synonym: None defined at this time
Definition: The type of nutritional product involved in the event.
Question: What type of nutritional product?
Conditionality: Reserved for future use
Multiple Choice: Not Applicable
Form Name: Medication or Other Substance
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: Select 'Dietary supplement (other than vitamins or minerals)' so long as the dietary supplement was not an enteral 'medical food' (see 21 U.S.C. 360ee (b) (3) or in a parenteral preparation.

Select 'Vitamins or minerals' so long as the vitamins or minerals were not enteral 'medical foods' or in parenteral preparation.

Select 'Enteral nutritional product, including infant formula' if the nutritional product, dietary supplement or vitamins or minerals, was in a preparation intended to be administered orally as a medical food or through a nasogastric tube or a percutaneous tube placed into the stomach (gastrostomy) or into the small bowel (jejunostomy).

Select 'Parenteral nutritional product' if the nutritional product was in a preparation intended to be administered other than via the gastrointestinal tract. Such products are generally administered intravenously via a peripheral or central line.
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
A1242 a Dietary supplement (other than vitamins or minerals) 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A1245 b Vitamins or minerals 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A1248 c Enteral nutritional product, including infant formula 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A1251 d Parenteral nutritional product 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A66 e Other: Please specify 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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