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What is a Colo procedure?

What is a Colo procedure?

COLO procedure is included in the ICD-10-PCS and/or CPT NHSN operative procedure code mapping and is performed in an O.R./equivalent where at least one (1) incision was made through skin/mucous membrane (including laparoscopic approach), or during reoperation via an incision that was left open during a prior procedure.

How is SSI diagnosed?

A superficial incisional SSI is diagnosed if a superficial wound appearance is consistent with infection, occurs within 30 days of operation, and consists of one of the following: (1) purulent drainage from the superficial incision; (2) organism growth from an aseptically obtained culture of fluid or tissue; (3) …

Where do I find the SSI Procedure Code?

Because both outdated (removed) and current procedure codes are included, use caution if this document is used to identify procedures for SSI events for reporting. The documents are listed under the 2020 Resources section on the Data Validation page and should be used for procedures performed in 2020.

Where does procedure associated module ( SSI ) take place?

Procedure-associated Module SSI • takes place in an operating room (OR), defined as a patient care area that met the Facilities Guidelines Institute’s (FGI) or American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) criteria for an operating room when it was constructed or renovated10. This may include

What do you need to know about SSI surveillance?

Requirements: • Perform surveillance for SSI following at least one NHSN operative procedure category (that is included in ICD-10-PCS and/or CPT NHSN operative procedure code mapping) as indicated in the Patient Safety Monthly Reporting Plan (CDC 57.106).

What is the SSI surveillance definition of diabetes?

Diabetes: The NHSN SSI surveillance definition of diabetes indicates that the patient has a diagnosis of diabetes requiring management with insulin or a non-insulin anti-diabetic agent. This includes patients with “insulin resistance” who are on management with anti-diabetic agents.