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Patient—type of dental problem treated, code N[N]

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termType of dental problem treated (code)
METeOR identifier:Help on this term499015
Registration status:Help on this termIndigenous, Endorsed 08/10/2014
Definition:Help on this termThe type of dental problem or condition for which a patient receives treatment from a dental health practitioner on an occasion of service, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Patient—type of dental problem treated

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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
3Untreated caries
4Gum disease
5Broken or chipped teeth due to trauma
6Abnormal teeth growth
7Missing teeth
8Mouth infection or mouth sores
9Dental hygiene (including plaque and calcification)
10Dental abscess
11Other
Supplementary values:Help on this term
98Unknown
99Not stated/inadequately described

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Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Guide for use:Help on this termIf 'Other' is selected, then Patient—type of dental problem treated, text [X(100)] must be completed.

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Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

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See also Patient—type of dental problem treated, text X[X(99)] Indigenous, Endorsed 08/10/2014

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Closing the Gap in the Northern Territory: Dental Services DSS, 2011 Indigenous, Endorsed 08/10/2014

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