Elective surgery code NN
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Value Domain|
A code set representing types of surgical specialties.
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
CODE 11 Other
All other surgical specialties not otherwise listed.
The above surgical categories are consistent with the specialties recognised by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, and as included in the National Elective Surgery Urgency Categorisation Guideline (COAG Health Council 2015) (the Guideline).
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
|Reference documents:||<p>COAG Health Council 2015. National Elective Surgery Urgency Categorisation Guideline - April 2015. Viewed 5 September 2019, <a href="http://www.coaghealthcouncil.gov.au/Portals/0/National%20Elective%20Surgery%20Categorisation%20-%20Guideline%20-%20April%202015.pdf">http://www.coaghealthcouncil.gov.au/Portals/0/National%20Elective<br />%20Surgery%20Categorisation%20-%20Guideline%20-%20April%202015.pdf</a></p><p>Royal Australasian College of Surgeons 2015. Surgical specialties. Viewed 28 October 2015, <a href="http://www.surgeons.org/surgical-specialties/">http://www.surgeons.org/surgical-specialties/</a></p>|
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|Data elements implementing this value domain:|
Elective surgery waiting list episode—surgical specialty of scheduled doctor, code NN
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