Patient—myringoplasty approach type, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Myringoplasty approach type
METeOR identifier:568242
Registration status:Indigenous, Endorsed 05/12/2017
Definition:

The type of approach used in a patient's myringoplasty, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Patient—myringoplasty approach type

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Transcanal
2Endaural
3Postaural
Supplementary values:
8Unknown
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

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:

Department of Health
 
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element attributes

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Department of Health
 
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

See also Patient—myringoplasty indicator, yes/no code N Indigenous, Endorsed 05/12/2017

See also Patient—revision myringoplasty indicator, yes/no code N Indigenous, Endorsed 05/12/2017

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

Myringoplasty cluster Indigenous, Endorsed 05/12/2017

DSS specific attributes +