Ear and nose surgery cluster

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Set Specification
METeOR identifier:567979
Registration status:Indigenous, Endorsed 05/12/2017
DSS type:Data Element Cluster

The Ear and nose surgery cluster describes information relating to myringoplasty, myringotomy, adenoidectomy, exploratory surgery, removal of tubes and other surgery.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Department of Health
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Steward:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

Closing the Gap/Child Health Check Initiative: Ear, nose and throat operation summary form DSS Indigenous, Endorsed 05/12/2017

Parent DSS specific attributes +

Metadata items in this Data Set Specification

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Seq No.Metadata item Obligation Max occurs
1Patient—side of ear, left/right code AMandatory2
2Myringoplasty clusterMandatory1
3Myringotomy clusterMandatory1
4Patient—adenoidectomy indicator, yes/no code NMandatory1
5Patient—exploration under anaesthesia indicator, yes/no code NMandatory1
6Patient—exploration of middle ear indicator, yes/no code NMandatory1
7Patient—comment, text X[X(99)]Optional3
8Patient—remove tubes indicator, yes/no code NMandatory2
9Patient—other surgical procedure performed indicator, yes/no code NMandatory2