Tqip Educational Experience November 2012 November

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Tqip Educational Experience November 2012 November

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    54 year old male fell from ladder while clearing gutters, and sustained multiple rib fractures and knee lacerations.  Past medical history includes a pulmonary embolus for which he received an IVC filter 3 months prior to this injury.  During hospitalization he underwent rib fracture fixation.  Chest physical exam revealed rales and thick sputum.  BAL performed, and culture results identified H. influenza.  Upper extremity ultrasound showed partial thrombus in cephalic vein and was placed on an anticoagulant.  The complications to be submitted to NTDB are:
    • A. 

      Pulmonary embolism and Pneumonia

    • B. 

      Pulmonary embolism, Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), and Pneumonia

    • C. 

      Pulmonary embolism and Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

    • D. 

      Pneumonia and Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

  • 2. 
    A disoriented 68 year old male was found by his visiting nurse at the bottom of cellar stairs, with his walker by his side.  Trauma admitted patient with SDH and multiple contusions.  His past medical history includes recent knee replacement surgery, hypertension, and diabetes.  And, the only listed medications are oxycodone and multivitamins.  The Comorbid Conditions to be submitted to NTDB are:
    • A. 

      Hypertension, Functionally Dependent Health Status, and Diabetes

    • B. 

      Hypertension and Diabetes

    • C. 

      Functionally Dependent Health Status

    • D. 

      Hypertension and Functionally Dependent Health Status

  • 3. 
    A 45 y/o female fell from her roof @ 1400 while hanging Christmas lights on 12/10/2012. Patient was intubated at the scene and brought to your ED via EMS.  Patient was admitted to your ICU for her traumatic injuries on 12/10/2012 @ 2000; still on the ventilator.  Patient remained on the vent until extubated on 12/14/2012 @ 1000, but continued on CPAP throughout the remainder of the patient’s hospital stay, as was routine for the patient prior to admission due to a pre-existing respiratory disease.  The patient was discharged on 12/16/2012 @ 0900. How many vent days should be reported to the NTDB for variable Total Ventilator Days?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      7

  • 4. 
    Abdominal CT scan results for a 17 year old male injured in an ATV collision demonstrate a Grade II kidney laceration.  He is admitted to the hospital for observation and requires no further diagnostic tests.  He should be reported to have an Acute Kidney Injury NTDS Hospital Complication.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The NTDS Data Dictionary for 2013 Admissions should be followed on your patients that are admitted with trauma related injuries beginning January 1, 2013.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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