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Person—foot lesion indicator (active), code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termFoot lesion (active)
METeOR identifier:Help on this term302437
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 21/09/2005
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Whether an individual has an active foot lesion, other than an ulcer, on either foot, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Person—foot lesion indicator

Value domain attributes

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

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 9    Not stated/inadequately described

This code is not for use in primary data collections.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 1   Yes
Record if current active foot lesion other than ulceration is present on either foot.

CODE 2   No
Record if no current active foot lesion other than ulceration is present on either foot.

The following entities would be included: fissures, infections, inter-digital maceration, corns, calluses and nail dystrophy.

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Assess whether the individual has an active foot lesion on either foot.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

National Diabetes Data Working Group

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National Diabetes Outcomes Quality Review Initiative (NDOQRIN) data dictionary.

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Person—foot lesion status (active), code N Health, Superseded 21/09/2005

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Diabetes (clinical) NBPDS Health, Standard 21/09/2005

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