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Human intent in injury code NN

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270583
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Tasmanian Health, Draft 23/07/2012
Definition:Help on this term

A code set representing perceived human intent in an occurrence of injury, poisoning or adverse effect.

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
01Accident - injury not intended
02Intentional self-harm
03Sexual assault
04Maltreatment by parent
05Maltreatment by spouse or partner
06Other and unspecified assault
07Event of undetermined intent
08Legal intervention (including police) or operations of war
09Adverse effect or complications of medical and surgical care
10Other specified intent
11Intent not specified

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Select the code which best characterises the role of intent in the occurrence of the injury, on the basis of the information available at the time it is recorded. If two or more categories are judged to be equally appropriate, select the one that comes first in the code list. This metadata item must always be accompanied by an Injury event—external cause, non-admitted patient human intent code NN code.

This Value domain is for use in injury surveillance purposes only, when it is not possible to use a complete ICD-10-AM code (e.g. non-admitted patients in emergency departments).

Relational attributes

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Injury event—human intent of injury, code NN Health, Standard 01/03/2005
Tasmanian Health, Draft 23/07/2012

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