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Registry Elements

Registry Element: CPRN0568
Name: Pre-Op Infection Reduction Steps Recorded
Data Type: Alphanumeric Input Restrictions: Multiple Pre-Defined Values

CHG (Dynahex)/Hibiclens Bath at Home: used to clean the skin to prevent infection
CHG Wipes in Pre-Op: Chlorhexidine Gluconate wipes used pre-operatively to prevent infection
Nasal Mupirocin Pre-Op: ointment placed in the nasal cavity used pre-operatively to reduce risk of infection
Staph Screen: nasal swab to test for staphyloccocus aureus
Skin Integrity Screen: evaluation of integrity of the patient’s skin

Permissible Values

Value Description Epic SmartData Element
1 CHG (Dynahex)/Hibiclens Bath at Home
2 Nasal Mupirocin Pre-Op
3 Other Location Mupirocin Pre-Op
4 Staph Screen
5 Patient Temperature Recorded
6 Skin Integrity Screen
7 Pre-operative nutrition screen or GI consultation
Measurement Type:
Population: Adult, Pediatric
Epic SmartData Elements:
Version: 2.1