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Patient—type of fluid in middle ear, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termType of fluid in middle ear
METeOR identifier:Help on this term568486
Registration status:Help on this termIndigenous, Endorsed 05/12/2017
Definition:Help on this term

The type of fluid in a patient's middle ear, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Patient—type of fluid in 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
1Serous
2Mucoid
Supplementary values:Help on this term
8Unknown
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 1   Serous

The discharge appears to consist mostly of clear, watery fluid.

CODE 2   Mucoid

The discharge consists of a mucus like substance.

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

Reference documents:Help on this term

Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory (SFNT) Children's Health Checks(CHC)

Data element attributes

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Department of Health
 
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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See also Patient—fluid in middle ear indicator, yes/no code N Indigenous, Endorsed 05/12/2017

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

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Myringotomy cluster Indigenous, Endorsed 05/12/2017

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