Patient—presumptive diagnosis type, code N
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Presumptive diagnosis type (code)|
|Registration status:||Indigenous, Endorsed 05/09/2014|
|Definition:||A diagnosis of a patient's ear health through a presumptive process by a health care professional, as represented by a code.|
|Data Element Concept:||Patient—presumptive diagnosis type|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||2|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
CODE 2 Acute otitis media
Describes the presence of suppurative (infected) middle ear fluid with intact bulging or recent discharge and or bulging eardrum.
Describes the presence of suppurative (infected) middle ear fluid with a perforated eardrum.
CODE 4 Chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) active discharge
A persistent suppurative discharge from the middle ear through a tympanic membrane perforation for more than six weeks.
CODE 5 Chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) inactive dry perforation
A condition that appears as a hole in the eardrum without any evidence of suppurative otitis media (either acute or chronic).
The presence of intact eardrum and middle ear fluid without symptoms or signs of infection.
Any object originating outside the body.
Data element attributes
|Related metadata references:|
See also Patient—presumptive diagnosis type, text X[X(99)] Indigenous, Endorsed 05/09/2014
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
Presumptive diagnosis cluster Indigenous, Endorsed 05/09/2014