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Myringoplasty approach type code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term568216
Registration status:Help on this termIndigenous, Endorsed 05/12/2017
Definition:Help on this term

A code set representing the type of approach used in a myringoplasty.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Transcanal
2Endaural
3Postaural
Supplementary values:Help on this term
8Unknown
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 1   Transcanal

Transcanal refers to surgery performed through the ear canal.

CODE 2   Endaural

Endaural refers to surgery performed through an incision in the ear.

CODE 3   Postaural

Postaural refers to surgery performed through an incision behind the ear.

CODE 8   Unknown

This code is used when the data is invalid.

CODE 9   Not stated/inadequately described

This code is used when the data is missing.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Department of Health
 
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Patient—myringoplasty approach type, code N Indigenous, Endorsed 05/12/2017

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