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Patient—primary health course of action prior to review, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termPrimary health course of action prior to review
METeOR identifier:Help on this term508224
Registration status:Help on this termIndigenous, Endorsed 05/09/2014
Definition:Help on this termThe primary health course of action recommended prior to review of a patient, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Patient—primary health course of action prior to review

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
1Review progress after medication
2Dry ear precautions
3Monitor-Rx as required
Supplementary values:Help on this term
8Unknown
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 2   Dry ear precautions

Is when water should not be allowed to enter the ear. Also, ear plugs or any device placed in the ear canal needs to be cleaned regularly to ensure infected material is not reintroduced to the ear canal.

CODE 3   Monitor-Rx as required

Monitor medications as required.

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Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termSelect all codes that apply.

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—primary health follow-up indicator, yes/no code N Indigenous, Endorsed 05/09/2014

See also Patient—primary health follow-up interval, code N Indigenous, Endorsed 05/09/2014

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Follow-up required cluster Indigenous, Endorsed 05/09/2014

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