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Person—ophthalmoscopy performed indicator (last 12 months), code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termOphthalmoscopy performed indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term302821
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 21/09/2005
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Whether or not an examination of the fundus of the eye by an ophthalmologist or optometrist, as a part of the ophthalmological assessment, has been undertaken in the last 12 months, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Person—ophthalmoscopy performed 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
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

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CODE 1   Yes
Record if a fundus examination of eye has occurred.

CODE 2   No
Record if a fundus examination of eye has not occurred.

Collection methods:Help on this term

Ask 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.

Source and reference attributes

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Supersedes Person—ophthalmoscopy performed status (previous 12 months), code N Health, Superseded 21/09/2005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