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Type of neonatal adverse outcome(s)

Data Element ID: DE399
Name: Type of neonatal adverse outcome(s)
Version: 1.1
Data Element ISO Name: Adverse outcome-Neonate,CD
Synonym: None defined at this time
Definition: Adverse outcome sustained by the neonate.
Question: Which adverse outcome(s) did the neonate sustain?
Conditionality: Reserved for future use
Multiple Choice: Not Applicable
Form Name: Perinatal
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: Answer this question only if the event affected a neonate.

Birth trauma listed under ICD-9-CM 767 include the following:

767.0 Subdural and cerebral hemorrhage
Subdural and cerebral hemorrhage, whether described as due to
birth trauma or to intrapartum anoxia or hypoxia
Subdural hematoma (localized)
Tentorial tear

intraventricular hemorrhage (772.10-772.14)
subarachnoid hemorrhage (772.2)

767.1 Injuries to scalp

767.2 Fracture of clavicle

767.3 Other injuries to skeleton
Fracture of:
long bones

congenital dislocation of hip (754.30-754.35)
fracture of spine, congenital (767.4)

767.4 Injury to spine and spinal cord
Dislocation of spine or spinal cord due to birth trauma
Fracture of spine or spinal cord due to birth trauma
Laceration of spine or spinal cord due to birth trauma
Rupture of spine or spinal cord due to birth trauma

767.5 Facial nerve injury
Facial palsy

767.6 Injury to brachial plexus
Palsy or paralysis:
Erb (-Duchenne)
Klumpke (-Dejerine)

767.7 Other cranial and peripheral nerve injuries
Phrenic nerve paralysis

767.8 Other specified birth trauma
Eye damage
Hematoma of:
liver (subcapsular)
Rupture of:
Scalpel wound
Traumatic glaucoma

hemorrhage classifiable to 772.0-772.9

767.9 Birth trauma, unspecified
Birth injury NOS
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
A1659 a Birth trauma as listed in ICD-9-CM 767 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A1662 b Five-minute Apgar <7 and birthweight >2500 grams 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A1665 c Anoxic or hypoxic encephalopathy 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A1668 d Seizure(s) 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A1671 e Infection (e.g., group B strep) 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A1644 f Unexpected death 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A66 g 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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