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Person—name suffix, text X[X(4)]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termName suffix
Synonymous names:Help on this termPost nominal
METeOR identifier:Help on this term613362
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 05/10/2016
Definition:Help on this termAdditional term used following a person's name to identify the person, usually in relation to others in that person's family, or to acknowledge a qualification, position held or honour awarded, as represented by text.
Data Element Concept:Person—name suffix

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termText
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termX[X(4)]
Maximum character length:Help on this term5

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Multiple name suffixes may be recorded, for example John Markham Jnr MP.

Mixed case should be used (rather than upper case only).

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Reference documents:Help on this termStandards Australia 2014. AS 4846:2014 Person and provider identification in healthcare. Sydney: Standards Australia.

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Person (name)—name suffix, text X[XXXX] Disability, Standard 13/08/2015, Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012

See also Person—name suffix sequence number, code N[N] Health, Standard 05/10/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Individual name cluster Health, Standard 05/10/2016

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