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Pressure ulcer prevention intervention

Data Element ID: DE432
Name: Pressure ulcer prevention intervention
Version: 1.1
Data Element ISO Name: Prevention intervention_Pressure ulcer-Implementation,CD
Synonym: None defined at this time
Definition: Determination if a prevention intervention was implemented.
Question: Was any preventive intervention implemented?
Conditionality: Reserved for future use
Multiple Choice: Not Applicable
Form Name: Pressure Ulcer
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 irrespective of whether a pressure ulcer risk assessment had been performed and irrespective of the results of such an assessment.

Interventions used to prevent pressure ulcers or their advancement include, among other things, the following: pressure redistribution devices, repositioning, and nutritional support.
Format: Not Applicable
HL7 Data Type: Concept Descriptor (CD)
Data Type: Character
Maximum Length: 3
Answer Code Answer ID Answer Value Code System Code System Name
A15 a Yes 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
A18 b No 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
UNK c Unknown 2.16.840.1.113883.5.1008 HL7 NullFlavor
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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