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Intact tympanic membrane condition code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term507830
Registration status:Help on this termIndigenous, Endorsed 05/12/2017
Definition:Help on this term

A code set representing the condition of an intact tympanic membrane.

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
1Normal
2Scarred/abnormal
3Dull
4Immobile
5Retracted
Supplementary values:Help on this term
8Unknown
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 1   Normal

Free from any ear condition.

CODE 2   Scarred/abnormal

The ear canal is scarred or looks abnormal.

CODE 3   Dull

A dull or absent light reflex from the tympanic membrane.

CODE 4   Immobile

May occur when the tympanic membrane is not functioning properly.

CODE 5   Retracted

Describes a condition in which a part of the tympanic membrane lies deeper within the ear than its normal position.

CODE 8   Unknown

This code is used when the data is invalid.

CODE 9   Not stated/inadequately described

This code is used when the data is missing.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Department of Health

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Patient—intact tympanic membrane condition, code N Indigenous, Endorsed 05/12/2017

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