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Lower limb amputation due to vascular disease code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270740
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing the occurrence of lower limb amputation due to vascular disease.

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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