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Iatrogenic pneumothorax rate (PDI 5)

Numerator: Discharges, among cases meeting the inclusion and exclusion rules for the denominator, with any secondary ICD-9-CM diagnosis codes for iatrogenic pneumothorax

Denominator Statement: Surgical and medical discharges, for patients ages 17 years and younger. Surgical and medical discharges are defined by specific DRG or MS-DRG codes

Measure Set: NQF

Data Source: Claims DataHealth Plan/Insurance Data

Target Population: Adolescents, Children, Infants

Categories: Health status, well-being, and health conditions across the life course, Condition Prevalence and Health Status, Injuries (non-fatal)

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