Bowel cancer diagnostic assessment type code N
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Value Domain|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 29/08/2014|
|Definition:||A code set representing the types of bowel cancer diagnostic assessment.|
|Maximum character length:||1|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
CODE 1 Colonoscopy
A colonoscopy is a procedure to visually examine the bowel using a special scope (colonoscope), usually carried out in a hospital or day clinic.
CODE 2 Computerised Tomography (CT) colonography
Computerised Tomography (CT) colonography is a procedure which uses CT scanning images to examine the bowel. A CT scan takes a series of x-rays, which builds up a three-dimensional picture of the bowel.Other bowel cancer diagnostic assessment types may be added in the future.
|Data elements implementing this value domain:|
Patient—cancer diagnostic assessment type, bowel cancer code N Health, Standard 29/08/2014