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Foreign body left in body during procedure and foreign body left in body during procedure (area).
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Patient Safety Indicators.
2.4a Foreign body left in during procedure per 1,000 medical and surgical discharges (excluding neonates; based on secondary diagnoses only), by patient and hospital characteristics, United States, 2000.
2.4b Foreign body left in during procedure in hospital (excluding neonatal procedures; based on principal and secondary diagnoses) per 100,000 population, by patient and hospital characteristics, United States, 2000.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), Nationwide Inpatient Sample.
Table 2.4a: All non-neonatal medical and surgical inpatient hospital discharges.
Table 2.4b: U.S. population.
Table 2.4a: Non-neonatal medical and surgical discharges with any secondary diagnosis indicating foreign body left in during procedure.
Table 2.4b: Non-neonatal medical and surgical discharges with any principal or secondary diagnosis indicating foreign body left in during procedure.
Rates are adjusted by age, gender, age-gender interactions, comorbidities, and DRG clusters. DRGs are Diagnosis Related Groups which identify patients with similar illnesses.
Although not all states participate in the HCUP database, it is weighted to give national estimates using weights based on all U.S. community, non-rehabilitation hospitals in the American Hospital Association Annual Survey of Hospitals.
These tables were created using a beta-test version of the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators software dated July 2002 that differs from the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators software currently available on the AHRQ Web site. These measures are referred to as indicator 5 (discharge-based) and 21 (area-based) in the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators software documentation.
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