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Release Notes:
Data Element
Version 2010B

Data Element Name: Platelet Event ID
Collected For: BM-04a, BM-04b, BM-05,
Definition:The number assigned to designate whether the platelet transfusion was the first, second or third transfusion event that occurred during hospitalization.
Suggested Data Collection Question:What number was assigned to the platelet event selected for abstraction?
Occurs:1 - 3
Allowable Values:

1    First Platelet Event

2    Second Platelet Event

3    Third Platelet Event

Notes for Abstraction:
  • The abstractor assigns the event identification (ID) number for each platelet event being evaluated.
  • Each allowable value is only used one time and is determined by the order in which it was administered.
  • Select the Platelet Event ID associated with the Transfusion Order for each platelet transfusion event.
  • Abstract up to three platelet transfusion events per patient.
  • Include platelet transfusions administered in the emergency room or observation unit.
Suggested Data Sources:
  • Anesthesia record
  • Emergency department record
  • Progress notes
  • Operative notes
  • Blood administration form
  • Blood bank records
Additional Notes:
Guidelines for Abstraction:
Inclusion Exclusion
None None

Platelet Event ID
Specifications Manual for Joint Commission National Quality Core Measures (2010B)
Discharges 10-01-10 (4Q10) through 03-31-11 (1Q11)