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Person—lower limb amputation due to vascular disease, code N

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termLower limb amputation due to vascular disease
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270162
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:Help on this termWhether a person has undergone an amputation of toe, forefoot or leg (above or below knee), due to vascular disease, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Person—lower limb amputation due to vascular disease

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Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Lower limb amputation - occurred in the last 12 months
2Lower limb amputation - occurred prior to the last 12 months
3Lower limb amputation - occurred both in and prior to the last 12 months
4No history of lower limb amputation due to vascular disease
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Collection methods:Help on this termAsk the individual if he/she has had an amputated toe or forefoot or leg (above or below knee), not due to trauma or causes other than vascular disease. If so determine when it was undertaken; within or prior to the last 12 months (or both). Alternatively obtain this information from appropriate documentation.

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Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termNational Diabetes Data Working Group
Origin:Help on this termNational Diabetes Outcomes Quality Review Initiative (NDOQRIN) data dictionary.
Reference documents:Help on this termDuffy MD, John C and Patout MD, Charles A. 1990. Management of the Insensitive Foot in Diabetes: Lessons from Hansen's Disease. Military Medicine, 155:575-579. Edmonds M, Boulton A, Buckenham T et al. Report of the Diabetic Foot and Amputation Group. Diabet Med 1996; 13: S27-42. Sharon R O'Rourke and Stephen Colagiuri: The Lower Limb in People With Diabetes; Content 1997/98 Australian Diabetes Society. Colagiuri S, Colagiuri R, Ward J. National Diabetes Strategy and Implementation Plan. Canberra: Diabetes Australia, 1998.

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Supersedes Lower limb amputation due to vascular disease, version 1, DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (17.6 KB)

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
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Diabetes (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 21/09/2005

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Diabetes (clinical) NBPDS Health, Standard 21/09/2005

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Diabetes (clinical) NBPDS Health, Candidate 15/05/2017

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