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Registry Elements

Registry Element: CPRN0304
Name: History of treatments prior to surgery
Data Type: Alphanumeric Input Restrictions: Multiple Pre-Defined Values
Definition:

Anti-spastic: used to manage spasticity in upper and lower extremities
Intramuscular medication: delivering medication deep into the muslces in order to be absorbed into the bloodstream quickly.
Intrathecal Baclofen: delivering baclofen directly to the target site in the spinal cord to treat spasticity.
Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy: surgical procedure performed on the lower spinal cord where the nerves are seperated then identified via and electrical stimulation.
Fusion Surgery: surgery to permanently connect two or more vertebrae in the spine

Permissible Values

Value Description Epic SmartData Element
1 Anti-Spastic Oral Medication
2 Intramuscular Medication
3 Intrathecal Baclofen
4 Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy
5 Fusion Surgery
6 Ortho Other Surgery
7 Other
8 None
Measurement Type:
Population: Adult, Pediatric
Epic SmartData Elements:
Version: 2.1