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

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Ear nose and throat surgery recommended indicator
METeOR identifier:508521
Registration status:Indigenous, Endorsed 05/09/2014
Definition:

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:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Yes
2No
3Too young for surgery
Supplementary values:
8Unknown
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

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:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element attributes

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

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

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

Surgery recommendations cluster Indigenous, Endorsed 05/09/2014

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