CRITICAL CARE ACTIVITY CODE

A type of CRITICAL CARE ACTIVITY provided to a PATIENT during a CRITICAL CARE PERIOD.

Description

A type of CRITICAL CARE ACTIVITY provided to a PATIENT during a CRITICAL CARE PERIOD.

Note:

  • National Codes 80-97 should not be reported nationally until the functionality to do so becomes available in the next release of the Commissioning Data Sets and the associated XML Schema. Prior to this release, these codes must be recorded locally, however the National Codes 80-97 cannot be transmitted in the current version of the Commissioning Data Sets  (Version 6-2). Further guidance can be found on the NHS Digital  website at:  SCCI0075  and   SCCI0076.

National Codes

Code Description
01 Respiratory support via a tracheal tube (Respiratory support via a tracheal tube provided)
02

Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (nCPAP) (PATIENT receiving nCPAP for any part of the day)

03

Surgery (PATIENT received surgery)

04

Exchange Transfusion (PATIENT received exchange transfusion)

05

Peritoneal Dialysis (PATIENT received Peritoneal Dialysis)

06

Continuous infusion of inotrope, pulmonary vasodilator or prostaglandin (PATIENT received a continuous infusion of an inotrope, vasodilator (includes pulmonary vasodilators) or prostaglandin)

07

Parenteral Nutrition (PATIENT receiving Parenteral Nutrition (amino acids +/- lipids))

08

Convulsions (PATIENT having convulsions requiring treatment)

09 Oxygen Therapy

(PATIENT receiving additional oxygen)

10

Neonatal abstinence syndrome (PATIENT receiving drug treatment for neonatal abstinence (withdrawal) syndrome)

11

Care of an intra-arterial catheter or chest drain (PATIENT receiving care of an intra-arterial catheter or chest drain)

12

Dilution Exchange Transfusion (PATIENT received Dilution Exchange Transfusion)

13

Tracheostomy cared for by nursing staff (PATIENT receiving care of tracheostomy cared for by nursing staff not by an external Carer (e.g. parent))

14

Tracheostomy cared for by external Carer (PATIENT receiving care of tracheostomy cared for by an external Carer (e.g. parent) not by a NURSE)

15

Recurrent apnoea (PATIENT has recurrent apnoea needing frequent intervention, i.e. over 5 stimulations in 8 hours, or resuscitation with IPPV two or more times in 24 hours)

16

Haemofiltration (PATIENT received Haemofiltration)

21 Carer

Resident - Caring for Baby (External Carer (for example, parent) resident with the baby and reducing nursing required by caring for the baby)

22

Continuous monitoring (PATIENT requiring continuous monitoring (by mechanical monitoring equipment) of respiration or heart rate, or by transcutaneous transducers or by Saturation Monitors. Note: apnoea alarms and monitors are excluded as forms of continuous monitoring)

23

Intravenous glucose and electrolyte solutions (PATIENT being given intravenous glucose and electrolyte solutions)

24

Tube-fed (PATIENT being tube-fed)

25

Barrier nursed (PATIENT being barrier nursed)

26

Phototherapy (PATIENT receiving phototherapy)

27

Special monitoring (PATIENT receiving special monitoring of blood glucose or serum bilirubin measurement at a minimum frequency of more than one per calendar day)

28

Observations at regular intervals (PATIENT requiring recorded observations for Temperature, Heart Rate, Respiratory Rate, Blood Pressure or scoring for neonatal abstinence syndrome. Recorded observations must be at a minimum frequency of 4 hourly)

29

Intravenous medication (PATIENT receiving intravenous medication)

50 Continuous electrocardiogram monitoring
51 Invasive ventilation via endotracheal tube
52 Invasive ventilation via tracheostomy tube
53 Non-invasive ventilatory support
55 Nasopharyngeal airway
56 Advanced ventilatory support (Jet or Oscillatory ventilation)
57 Upper airway obstruction requiring nebulised Epinephrine/ Adrenaline
58 Apnoea requiring intervention
59 Acute severe asthma requiring intravenous bronchodilator therapy or continuous nebuliser
60 Arterial line monitoring
61 Cardiac pacing via an external box (pacing wires or external pads or oesophageal pacing)
62 Central venous pressure monitoring
63 Bolus intravenous fluids (> 80 ml/kg/day) in addition to maintenance intravenous fluids
64 Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
65 Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) or Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) or aortic balloon pump
66 Haemodialysis

(acute PATIENTS only i.e. excluding chronic)

67 Plasma filtration or Plasma exchange
68 ICP-intracranial pressure monitoring
69 Intraventricular catheter or external ventricular drain
70 Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) requiring continuous infusion of insulin
71 Intravenous infusion of thrombolytic agent (limited to tissue plasminogen activator [tPA] and streptokinase)
72 Extracorporeal liver support using Molecular Absorbent Liver Recirculating System (MARS)
73 Continuous pulse oximetry
74 PATIENT

nursed in single occupancy cubicle

80

Heated Humidified High Flow Therapy (HHHFT) (PATIENT  receiving HHHFT)

81 Presence of an umbilical venous line
82

Continuous infusion of insulin (PATIENT  receiving a continuous infusion of insulin)

83

Therapeutic hypothermia (PATIENT  receiving therapeutic hypothermia)

84 PATIENT

 has a Replogle tube in situ

85 PATIENT

 has an epidural catheter in situ

86 PATIENT

 has an abdominal silo

87 Administration of intravenous (IV) blood products
88 PATIENT

 has a central venous or long line (Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter line) in situ

89 PATIENT

 has an indwelling urinary or suprapubic catheter in situ

90 PATIENT

 has a trans-anastomotic tube in situ following oesophageal atresia repair

91 PATIENT

 has confirmed clinical seizure(s) today and/or continuous cerebral function monitoring (CFM)

92 PATIENT

 has a ventricular tap via needle or reservoir today

93 PATIENT

 has a stoma

94 PATIENT

 has arrhythmia requiring intravenous anti-arrhythmic therapy

95 PATIENT

 has reduced conscious level (Glasgow Coma Score 12 or below) and hourly (or more frequent) Glasgow Coma Score monitoring

96

Intravenous infusion of sedative agent (PATIENT  receiving continuous intravenous infusion of sedative agent)

97 PATIENT

 has status epilepticus requiring treatment with continuous intravenous infusion

99

No Defined Critical Care Activity (PATIENT is not receiving any of the critical care interventions listed above (Excluding code 21). For example, PATIENT is on the Intensive Care Unit ready for discharge and is receiving normal care. This is the default code.

Also Known As

This attribute is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural CRITICAL CARE ACTIVITY CODES

Where Used

Type Link How used
Class CRITICAL CARE ACTIVITY has an attribute CRITICAL CARE ACTIVITY CODE of type CRITICAL CARE ACTIVITY CODE
Data Element CRITICAL CARE ACTIVITY CODE is the data element of CRITICAL CARE ACTIVITY CODE
Data Element CRITICAL CARE ACTIVITY CODE references in description CRITICAL CARE ACTIVITY CODE
Data Set Neonatal Critical Care Minimum Data Set references in description CRITICAL CARE ACTIVITY CODE
Data Set Paediatric Critical Care Minimum Data Set references in description CRITICAL CARE ACTIVITY CODE