September 2013 Tqip Educational Experience

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September 2013 Tqip Educational Experience

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A 47 yr. old female is admitted to your facility after a MVC sustaining a SAH, skull fx, and femur fx.  She underwent surgical fixation with Ortho hospital day #2.  The patient did not receive VTE prophylaxis due to her head injuries.  She was discharged home on hospital day #6 after an uneventful hospitalization.  The null value Not Applicable should be reported on this patient for the TQIP process measure Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis Type.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    73 year old male fell from a curb striking his head on an automobile’s bumper. He is transported by family to the ED complaining of dizziness and nausea.  His admission trauma diagnoses include scalp laceration, intraparenchymal hematomas and basal cistern hemorrhages.  His medical/surgical history includes: smokes 1ppd cigarettes, drinks 6 vodkas/day, recent band ligation for bleeding esophageal varices, and is bipolar.  He is admitted to a telemetry unit and develops delirium tremens on hospital day 2. The comorbid conditions to be submitted to NTDB include:
    • A. 

      Current smoker, Esophageal varices, Cirrhosis

    • B. 

      Alcoholism, Current smoker, Major Psychiatric Illness, Esophageal varices, Cirrhosis

    • C. 

      Alcoholism, Current smoker, Major Psychiatric Illness

    • D. 

      Current smoker, Drug or Alcohol withdrawal, Esophageal varices, Major Psychiatric Illness

  • 3. 
    24 year old male was injured at work and was taken to an urgent care facility for an evaluation.  It was determined that the patient would require hand surgery and was taken by family to your facility. The above patient is considered an Inter-Facility Transfer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    When reporting on the NTDS data field Race, only one field value may be reported.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    You have a patient that is admitted to your facility for their trauma related injuries.  The first documented respiratory rate that you can find in the patient’s medical record is two hours after arrival to the hospital.  Should this respiratory rate be reported to NTDB for the data element Initial ED/Hospital Respiratory Rate?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

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