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Patient—ear nose and throat surgery recommended indicator, yes/no/too young for surgery code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termEar nose and throat surgery recommended indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term508521
Registration status:Help on this termIndigenous, Endorsed 05/09/2014
Definition:Help on this term

An indicator of whether a patient was recommended to have ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgery, as represented by a code. 

Data Element Concept:Patient—ear, nose and throat surgery indicator

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
1Yes
2No
3Too young for surgery
Supplementary values:Help on this term
8Unknown
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 3   Too young for surgery

When a child needs ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgery, an ENT specialist can recommend not to perform surgery on a child if the child is too young. The suitable age of operation is dependent on the type of ENT procedure.

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

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See also Patient—ear nose and throat surgery type recommended, code N Indigenous, Endorsed 05/09/2014

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Surgery recommendations cluster Indigenous, Endorsed 05/09/2014

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