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Myringotomy cluster

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Set Specification
METeOR identifier:Help on this term568006
Registration status:Help on this termIndigenous, Endorsed 05/12/2017
DSS type:Help on this termData Element Cluster
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The Myringotomy cluster defines information relating to a myringotomy including the side of the ear in which surgery is performed, whether there is fluid in the middle ear and the type of fluid and whether grommets were inserted.

Collection and usage attributes

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The Myringotomy cluster is completed for the left ear, right ear or both ears.

Source and reference attributes

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Department of Health
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Steward:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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Ear and nose surgery cluster Indigenous, Endorsed 05/12/2017

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Seq No.Help on this termMetadata itemHelp on this term ObligationHelp on this term Max occursHelp on this term
1Patient—myringotomy indicator, yes/no code NMandatory1
2Patient—fluid in middle ear indicator, yes/no code NConditional1
3Patient—type of fluid in middle ear, code NConditional1
4Patient—ear grommet indicator, yes/no code NConditional1
5Patient—type of grommet, text X[X(99)]Conditional1
6Patient—comment, text X[X(99)]Optional1
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