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Patient—state of middle ear, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termState of middle ear
METeOR identifier:Help on this term568392
Registration status:Help on this termIndigenous, Endorsed 05/12/2017
Definition:Help on this term

The condition of a patient's middle ear, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Patient—state of middle ear

Value domain attributes

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
1Healthy
2Oedematous
3Purulent
Supplementary values:Help on this term
8Unknown
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 2   Oedematous

The abnormal accumulation of fluid.

CODE 3   Purulent

The discharge appears to consist mostly of pus.

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

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Information on the state of the middle ear is recorded for myringoplasty and revision myringoplasty.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.

Relational attributes

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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:Help on this term

Myringoplasty cluster Indigenous, Endorsed 05/12/2017

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