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Patient—initial visit since diagnosis indicator (diabetes mellitus), code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termInitial visit indicator—diabetes mellitus
METeOR identifier:Help on this term302470
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 21/09/2005
Definition:Help on this term

Whether the visit to a health professional is an initial visit for diabetes, or other related condition, after a diagnosis of diabetes, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Patient—initial visit since diagnosis indicator (diabetes mellitus)

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

Guide for use:Help on this term

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 this is the initial visit of the patient for diabetes, or a related condition, after diagnosis.

CODE 2   No
Record if this is not the initial visit of the patient for diabetes, or a related condition, after diagnosis.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

National diabetes data working group

Origin:Help on this term

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

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Patient—initial visit since diagnosis status (diabetes mellitus), code N Health, Superseded 21/09/2005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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