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Description of surgery or anesthesia event


Data Element ID: DE486
Name: Description of surgery or anesthesia event
Version: 1.1
Data Element ISO Name: Event_Surgery-Type,CD
Synonym: None defined at this time
Definition: Determination of which best describes the event: surgical event, anesthesia event or a major complication that could be associated with either anesthesia or surgery.
Question: What best describes the event?
Conditionality: Reserved for future use
Multiple Choice: Not Applicable
Form Name: Surgery or Anesthesia
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 'Surgical event' if the event is best described as involving an adverse surgical outcome, including an unintentionally retained object.

Select 'Anesthesia event' if the event is best described as involving an adverse outcome typically associated with anesthesia, a problem with a device or substance used in the delivery of anesthesia, or difficulty in airway management.

Select 'Major complication - that could be associated with either anesthesia or surgery' if the event is best described as a major complication that may be associated with either surgery or anesthesia and the cause of which has not yet been attributed to one or the other of those two fields.
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
A2079 a Surgical event 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A2082 b Anesthesia event 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A2085 c Major complication that could be associated with either surgery or anesthesia 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: No specific reference at this time
Rationale for Change: Not Applicable
Administrative Status: Final
Administrative Status Date: 03/31/2010
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