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Middle ear condition type code N.N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term504296
Registration status:Help on this termIndigenous, Endorsed 08/08/2014
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing the type of middle ear conditions.

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
1.0Eustachian tube dysfunction
2.1Acute otitis media with perforation
2.2Acute otitis media without perforation
3.0Otitis media effusion
4.1Chronic suppurative otitis media with active discharge
4.2Chronic suppurative otitis media with inactive dry perforation
7.0Other
Supplementary values:Help on this term
8.0Unknown
9.0Not stated

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 1.0   Eustachian tube dysfunction

Is the negative middle ear pressure associated with compromised equalisation impeding middle ear function and causing middle ear fluid accumulation.

CODE 2.1   Acute otitis media with perforation

Is the presence of suppurative (infected) middle ear fluid with eardrum perforation. May have associated symptoms or signs of infection that include discharge, pain, fever, irritability, vomiting or diarrhoea.

CODE 2.2   Acute otitis media without perforation

Is the presence of suppurative (infected) middle ear fluid with intact bulging or recent discharge and or bulging eardrum. May have associated symptoms or signs of infection that include discharge, pain, fever, irritability, vomiting or diarrhoea.

CODE 3.0   Otitis media with effusion

The presence of intact eardrum and middle ear fluid without symptoms or signs of infection.

CODE 4.1   Chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) with active discharge

Is a persistent suppurative discharge from the middle ear through a tympanic membrane perforation for more than six weeks.

CODE 4.2   Chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) with inactive dry perforation

Is a CSOM condition that appears as a hole in the eardrum without any evidence of suppurative otitis media (either acute or chronic).

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Reference documents:Help on this termAIHW (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare) 2011. Ear and hearing health of Indigenous children in the Northern Territory 2011. Cat. no. IHW 60. Canberra: AIHW. http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=10737420423

Relational attributes

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Patient—middle ear condition type, code N.N Indigenous, Endorsed 11/08/2014

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