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Patient—degree of hearing impairment

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term500406
Registration status:Help on this termIndigenous, Endorsed 08/08/2014
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A measurement of the degree of a patient's hearing impairment measured in decible hearing level (dBHL).

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Object class:Patient
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A person for whom a health service accepts responsibility for treatment and or care.

Specialisation of:Help on this termPerson/group of persons

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Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Property:Degree of hearing impairment
Definition:Help on this term

A measurement of the degree of handicap associated with hearing loss.

Property group:Help on this termImpairment characteristic

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

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Patient—degree of hearing impairment, code N Indigenous, Endorsed 11/08/2014

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