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Ophthalmoscopy performed code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270827
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing whether an ophthalmoscopy was performed.

Representational attributes

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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
1Yes, ophthalmoscopy performed
2No, ophthalmoscopy not performed
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termRecord whether or not a fundus examination of the eye has occurred.
Collection methods:Help on this termAsk the individual if he/she has undertaken an eye check, including examination of fundi with pupils dilated. Pupil dilatation and an adequate magnified view of the fundus is essential, using either detailed direct or indirect ophthalmoscopy or fundus camera. This will usually necessitate referral to an ophthalmologist.

Relational attributes

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Person—ophthalmoscopy performed status (previous 12 months), code N Health, Superseded 21/09/2005

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