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Birth Trauma – Injury to Neonate (PSI 17)

Endorsement Status
1.1 New or Maintenance
E&M Cycle
Is Under Review
1.3 Measure Description

Percentage of newborn discharges with an ICD-9-CM diagnosis code of birth trauma in a one-year time period.

        • 1.14 Numerator

          Discharges among cases meeting the inclusion and exclusion rules for the denominator with ICD-9-CM codes for birth trauma in any diagnosis field

        • 1.15 Denominator

          All newborn discharges

        • Exclusions

          1. preterm infants with a birth weight less than 2,000 grams
          2. infants with any diagnosis code of injury to brachial plexus
          3. infants with any diagnosis code of osteogenesis imperfecta
          4. discharges with missing gender (SEX=missing), age (AGE=missing), quarter (DQTR=missing), year (YEAR=missing) or principal diagnosis (DX1=missing)

        • Most Recent Endorsement Activity
          Measure Retired and Endorsement Removed Perinatal and Reproductive Health Endorsement Maintenance Project
          Initial Endorsement
          Last Updated
          Removal Date