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Patient—ear grommet status, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termEar grommet status (code)
METeOR identifier:Help on this term505163
Registration status:Help on this termIndigenous, Endorsed 05/09/2014
Definition:Help on this termThe status of an existing grommet located within a patient's eardrum, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Patient—ear grommet status

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Insitu
2Patent
3Blocked
4Extruded
5Tympanic membrane intact
6Residual perforation
Supplementary values:Help on this term
7Not applicable
8Unknown
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 1   Insitu

The grommet is situated in the original position in which it was placed.

CODE 2   Patent

The grommet is clear of debris.

CODE 3   Blocked

The grommet is blocked.

CODE 4   Extruded

The grommet is no longer in the original position.

CODE 5   Tympanic membrane intact

The tympanic membrane is intact.

CODE 6   Residual perforation

The type of perforation in the tympanic membrane when a grommet is no longer in the original position.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element attributes

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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See also Patient—ear grommet indicator, yes/no code N Indigenous, Endorsed 05/09/2014

See also Patient—type of grommet, text X[X(99)] Indigenous, Endorsed 05/12/2017

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Ear diagnosis cluster Indigenous, Endorsed 05/09/2014

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