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Foreign body accidentally left in body during procedure (discharge-based) and foreign body accidentally left in body during procedure (area-based)
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Patient Safety Indicators (PSI).
2.5a Foreign body accidentally left in during procedure per 1,000 medical and surgical discharges (excluding neonates), United States, 2001 and 2002.
2.5b Foreign body accidentally left in during procedure per 100,000 population (excluding neonatal procedures), United States, 2001 and 2002.
AHRQ, Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), Nationwide Inpatient Sample.
Table 2.5a: All non-neonatal medical and surgical inpatient hospital discharges.
Table 2.5b: U.S. population.
Table 2.5a: Non-neonatal medical and surgical discharges with any secondary diagnosis indicating foreign body left in during procedure.
Table 2.5b: Non-neonatal medical and surgical discharges with any principal or secondary diagnosis indicating foreign body left in during procedure.
Table 2.5a: Rates are adjusted by age, gender, age-gender interactions, comorbidities, and Diagnosis Related Groups (DRG) clusters. When reporting is by age, the adjustment is by gender, comorbidities, and DRG clusters; when reporting is by gender, the adjustment is by age, comorbidities, and DRG clusters.
Table 2.5b: Rates are adjusted by age and gender using the total U.S. population for 2000 as the standard population. When reporting is by age, the adjustment is by gender only; when reporting is by gender, the adjustment is by age only.
Although not all States participate in the HCUP database, the Nationwide Inpatient Sample 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 version 2.1, revision 2, of the AHRQ PSI software. These measures are referred to as indicator 5 (discharge-based, table a) and 21 (area-based, table b) in the software documentation. Further information about this and other safety and quality indicators is available from the AHRQ Quality Indicators website at http://www.qualityindicators.ahrq.gov.