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Non-instrumented bleeding location code N(N)

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term372010
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/10/2008
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing the location of bleeding arising from a non-instrumented site.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[N]
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Gastrointestinal site
2Genitourinary site
3Intracranial site
4Pulmonary site
5Pericardial site
6Other site(s)
7Unidentified site
Supplementary values:Help on this term
99Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

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NOTE: Excludes bleeding arising from instrumented sites.

CODE 1     Gastrointestinal site

Use this code when the person's spontaneous bleeding is originating from the gastrointestinal area.

CODE 2     Genitourinary site

Use this code when the person's spontaneous bleeding is originating from the genitourinary area.

CODE 3     Intracranial site

Use this code when the person's spontaneous bleeding is originating from an intracranial site.

CODE 4     Pulmonary site

Use this code when the person's spontaneous bleeding is originating from a pulmonary site.

CODE 5     Pericardial site

Use this code when the person's spontaneous bleeding is originating from the pericardium.

CODE 6     Other site(s)

Use this code when the person's spontaneous bleeding is originating from a site not listed in codes 1-5.   

CODE 7     Unidentified site

Use this code when the person has a fall in haemoglobin without an identifiable spontaneous site of bleeding.

CODE 99     Not stated/inadequately described

Not for use in primary data collections.

Relational attributes

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Person with acute coronary syndrome—bleeding location, non-instrumented code N(N) Health, Standard 01/10/2008

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