Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Property|
|Synonymous names:||Clinical intervention; Surgical operation|
|Definition:||A series of steps performed by a healthcare professional through which a desired result is intended to be accomplished.|
|Property group:||Service provision event|
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
|Reference documents:||Dorland I & Newman W.A 2003. Dorland’s illustrated medical dictionary, 30th ed. Philadelphia: Saunders.|
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|Data Element Concepts implementing this property:|
Episode of admitted patient care—procedure
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