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Person—lung cancer diagnostic procedure type, code N[N]

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termDiagnostic procedure type (lung cancer)
Synonymous names:Help on this termInvestigations
METeOR identifier:Help on this term431734
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 08/05/2014
Definition:Help on this termThe type of medical procedure performed to confirm the diagnosis and determine the stage of lung cancer, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Person—diagnostic procedure type

Value domain attributes

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
1Biopsy-bone marrow
2Biopsy-liver
3Biopsy-mediastinal lymph node
4Biopsy-pleural (closed)
5Biopsy-pleural (open)
6Biopsy-skin
7Biopsy-supraclavicular/cervical lymph nodes
8Biopsy-thorascopic (endoscopic) pleural biopsy
9Biopsy-video-assisted thorascopic surgical (VATS) lung biopsy
10Bronchoscopy (fibreoptic)
11Bronchoscopy (rigid)
12Bronchoscopic washings/brushing/biopsy
13Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS)
14EBUS guided transbronchial lung biopsy (TBBx)
15EBUS guided transbronchial needle aspiration (TBNA)
16EUS guided transoesophageal FNA
17Fine needle aspirate (FNA)-computed tomography (CT) guided
18Mediastinoscopy/mediastinotomy
19Pleural aspirate
20Sputum cytology
21Thoracoscopy
22Thoracotomy
88Other
Supplementary values:Help on this term
97Not applicable-diagnostic procedure not performed
98Unknown whether diagnostic procedure performed
99Diagnostic procedure performed but type not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termRecord the code for each diagnostic procedure performed for the diagnosis and staging of lung cancer.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia.
Reference documents:Help on this term

The NHS Information Centre, National Health Service (UK) 11 August 2003. Cancer data manual-lung cancer appendix version 4. Viewed 22 February 2011, http://www.ic.nhs.uk/webfiles/Services/Datasets/
cANCER/applung.doc

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Record the type of medical procedures performed to confirm the diagnosis and determine the stage of lung cancer. This includes different forms of tissue biopsy and internal examinations and excludes medical imaging.

Where applicable this item can be recorded multiple times.
Collection methods:Help on this termThis information should be sought from the patient's medical record.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia
Reference documents:Help on this termThe NHS Information Centre, National Health Service (UK) 11 August 2003. Cancer data manual-lung cancer appendix version 4. Viewed 22 February 2011, http://www.ic.nhs.uk/webfiles/Services/Datasets/cANCER/applung.doc

Relational attributes

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See also Person—diagnostic imaging type, lung cancer code N[N] Health, Standard 08/05/2014

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Lung cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 14/05/2015

Lung cancer (clinical) NBPDS Health, Standard 14/05/2015

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