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Release Notes:
Data Element
Version 2010B

Data Element Name: Preoperative Blood Type Testing
Collected For: BM-07,
Definition:Documentation that a type and crossmatch or a type and screen was completed prior to the surgery start time.
Suggested Data Collection Question:Was there documentation of a type and crossmatch or a type and screen completed prior to the surgery start time?
Format:
Length:1
Type:Numeric
Occurs:1
Allowable Values:

1    There is documentation of a type and crossmatch or a type and screen completed prior to the surgery start time.

2    There is no documentation of a type and crossmatch or a type and screen was completed prior to the surgery start time or unable to determine from medical record documentation.

Notes for Abstraction:
  • If both the type and crossmatch and type and screen were completed prior to the surgical procedure, select 1.
Suggested Data Sources:
  • Consultation notes
  • History and physical
  • Progress notes
  • Preop checklist
  • Pre-arrival laboratory reports

Additional Notes:
Guidelines for Abstraction:
Inclusion Exclusion
None None

Preoperative Blood Type Testing
Specifications Manual for Joint Commission National Quality Core Measures (2010B)
Discharges 10-01-10 (4Q10) through 03-31-11 (1Q11)