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Non-admitted patient external cause code NN

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270581
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Tasmanian Health, Draft 23/07/2012
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing the perceived cause of an injury.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termNN
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
01Motor vehicle - driver
02Motor vehicle - passenger or unspecified occupant
03Motorcycle - driver
04Motorcycle - passenger or unspecified
05Pedal cyclist or pedal cycle passenger
06Pedestrian
07Other or unspecified transport-related circumstance
08Horse-related (includes fall from, struck or bitten by)
09Fall - low (on same level or < 1 metre or no information on height)
10Fall - high (drop of 1 metre or more)
11Drowning, submersion - swimming pool
12Drowning, submersion - other than swimming pool (excludes drowning associated with water craft)
13Other threat to breathing (including strangling and asphyxiation)
14Fire, flames, smoke
15Hot drink, food, water, other fluid, steam, gas or vapour
16Hot object or substance, not otherwise specified
17Poisoning - drugs or medicinal substance
18Poisoning - other substance
19Firearm
20Cutting, piercing object
21Dog-related
22Animal-related (excluding Horse and Dog)
23(deleted)
24Machinery in operation
25Electricity
26Hot conditions (natural origin) sunlight
27Cold conditions (natural origins)
28Other specified external cause
29Unspecified external cause
30Struck by or collision with person
31Struck by or collision with object

Collection and usage attributes

Comments:Help on this termThis code list has been derived from the ICD-10-AM external cause classification.

Source and reference attributes

Reference documents:Help on this termInternational Classification of Diseases - Tenth Revision - Australian Modification (3rd edition 2002)

Relational attributes

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Injury event—external cause, non-admitted patient code NN Health, Standard 01/03/2005
Tasmanian Health, Draft 23/07/2012

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