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Non-admitted patient nature of main injury code NN{.N}

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Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270665
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 nature of an injury.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termNN{.N}
Maximum character length:Help on this term4
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
01Superficial (excludes eye injury code 13)
02Open wound (excludes eye injury code 13)
03Fracture (excludes dental injury code 21)
04Dislocation (includes ruptured disc, cartilage, ligament)
05Sprain or strain
06Injury to nerve (includes spinal cord; excludes intracranial injury code 20)
07Injury to blood vessel
08Injury to muscle or tendon
09Crushing injury
10Traumatic amputation (includes partial amputation)
11Injury to internal organ
12Burn or corrosion (excludes eye injury code 13)
13Eye injury (includes burns, excludes foreign body in external eye code 14.1 )
14.1Foreign body in external eye
14.2Foreign body in ear canal
14.3Foreign body in nose
14.4Foreign body in respiratory tract (excludes foreign body in nose code 14.3)
14.5Foreign body in alimentary tract
14.6Foreign body in genitourinary tract
14.7Foreign body in soft tissue
14.9Foreign body, other/unspecified
20Intracranial injury (includes concussion)
21Dental injury (includes fractured tooth)
22Drowning, immersion
23Asphyxia or other threat to breathing (excludes drowning immersion code 22)
24Electrical injury
25Poisoning, toxic effect (excludes effect of venom, or any insect bite code 26)
26Effect of venom, or any insect bite
27Other specified nature of injury
28Injury of unspecified nature
29Multiple injuries of more than one 'nature'
30No injury detected

Relational attributes

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Injury event—nature of main injury, non-admitted patient code NN{.N} Health, Standard 01/03/2005
Tasmanian Health, Draft 23/07/2012

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