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Questions: 5 | Attempts: 547 | Last updated: Feb 27, 2014
Sample QuestionA 27 y/o male driver involved in a MVC vs tree is transferred to your facility for higher level of care via ambulance. Per EMS run sheet transferring to your facility, his vitals are BP 146/84, pulse 152, RR 30, GCS 3 and the initial assessment states “pt. unresponsive, bleeding from deep forehead laceration, no other obvious injuries noted”. Based on the information given, what field value options would be reported to NTDB for the variable Trauma Center Criteria?
Questions: 6 | Attempts: 524 | Last updated: Jan 30, 2014
Sample QuestionFor the TQIP data element Transfusion Blood (4 Hours), the null value “Not Applicable” should be used if the patient does not meet the collection criterion.
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Questions: 5 | Attempts: 402 | Last updated: Nov 7, 2013
Sample QuestionA 45 year old male involved in a motorcycle crash was noted by EMS to be unresponsive at the scene. Enroute to your facility the patient goes into PEA and ACLS is started. Upon arrival to the ED on 10/1/13 at 2200, the patient is intubated, placed on a vent, and continues to receive CPR. Within a few minutes of arrival, a weak thready pulse has returned. At 2212 he receives 2 units of PRBC’s. At 2230 he receives 1 unit of FFP. He is admitted to the ICU at 2304, and continues to be resuscitated and on the vent. The patient has sustained multiple injuries, including a severe CHI. At 0054 the patient goes into asystole, and CPR is started without success. The patient is pronounced at 0106. Based on the above scenario, Pre-hospital cardiac arrest with resuscitative efforts by healthcare provider should be reported to NTDB/TQIP as a comorbid condition for this patient.
Questions: 5 | Attempts: 417 | Last updated: Oct 31, 2013
Sample QuestionA 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.
Questions: 5 | Attempts: 392 | Last updated: Aug 29, 2013
Sample Question67 year old male fell out of bed during his home peritoneal dialysis treatment. He arrives to ED with complaints of slight headache and difficulty breathing. He sustains multiple rib fractures and a forehead contusion. His medication list includes metoprolol for hypertension, an oral hypoglycemic, multivitamins, and a daily aspirin. He is admitted to a telemetry unit for pain management. What comorbid conditions would you report to NTDB for this patient?
Questions: 5 | Attempts: 441 | Last updated: Jul 22, 2013
Sample Question20 yr. old male arrives at your facility via helicopter on July 4, 2013 @ 0230. The patient was found on the street with a GSW to the head. He is intubated and unresponsive on arrival. The flight crew reports that the patient was PEA upon their arrival, they were able to regain a pulse but he coded again enroute. He has received epi x3 and 2000 cc of NS. Upon arrival, the crew is performing compressions. CPR and a thoracotomy are performed in the ED. His pulse returns and then a short time later he codes again. The patient was pronounced in the ED @ 0300. Based on the above information, you would submit the null value Not Applicable for Comorbid Conditions for this patient.
Questions: 5 | Attempts: 350 | Last updated: Jun 27, 2013
Sample QuestionA 26 y/o male that fell from a tree was diagnosed with a Grade V splenic laceration and was transferred to your facility for a higher level of care by EMS. The patient was taken to the OR for a splenectomy and the abdomen was closed. On post-op day 3 documentation in the chart states “pt has a stitch abscess located on abdomen.” The Hospital Complication Superficial Surgical Site Infection should be reported to the NTDB.
Questions: 5 | Attempts: 306 | Last updated: Jun 18, 2013
Sample QuestionThe null value “Not Applicable” should be used for the TQIP blood product fields (Transfusion Blood, Transfusion Plasma, Transfusion Platelets, Cryoprecipitate) if your patient does not meet the collection criterion: Collect on all patients with transfusion blood within first 4 hours after ED/hospital arrival.
Questions: 5 | Attempts: 353 | Last updated: May 1, 2013
Sample QuestionArriving at your facility on 4/2/13 @ 1200 is a 34 yr. old male motorcyclist that lost control of his bike. He is AAO x3 with stable vital signs. He is complaining of pain in his LE. He sustained a tib/fib fx, concussion with + LOC, occipital fx, and ptx. There was swelling of the fractured extremity and Ortho arrived in the ED to assess the patient at 1220. The pressures in the lower extremity were noted to be elevated. Ortho continued to monitor the pressures in the lower extremity and the decision was made to take the patient from the ED to the OR for surgery including a fasciotomy for compartment syndrome of the LE @ 1300. At 1420 patient received 2 units of FFP and at 1800 patient received 1 unit of PRBC. 3 days post op Ortho notes that there is some erythema at the surgical site but the wound is intact. Patient’s temperature is 99.8 F and his WBC’s are 9. The following day Ortho documents cellulitis and starts the patient on Keflex. The patient was discharged home on 4/6/13. Based on the above information, the null value ‘Not Applicable’ should be submitted for the data field Highest GCS Total.
Questions: 5 | Attempts: 405 | Last updated: Apr 18, 2013
Sample QuestionMarch 12, 2013, at 1900, a 17 year old male is involved in a motorcycle collision. EMS arrives at the scene at 1917. Patient responds to pain, SBP 84, RR 14, P 120. Patient is transported at 1929 to the nearest ED. Upon arrival, vitals are SPB 90, RR 16, P 110. The patient has a left femoral shaft fx, and CT shows a SDH. A decision was made to transfer the patient for a higher level of care. EMS arrived at the transferring facility at 2030. Vital signs upon transport were SBP 92, RR 14, P 100. Patient arrives at your facility at 2110. What should you report to NTDB for variable EMS Unit Arrival Time At Scene OR Transferring Facility?
Questions: 5 | Attempts: 324 | Last updated: Mar 4, 2013
Sample Question54 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:
Questions: 5 | Attempts: 167 | Last updated: Apr 27, 2012
Sample QuestionYour annual NTDB submission is submitted separate from your annual TQIP submission.