PRIMARY DIAGNOSIS

The primary PATIENT DIAGNOSIS.

Description

The primary PATIENT DIAGNOSIS.

The primary diagnosis is the main condition treated or investigated during the relevant episode of healthcare; or where there is no definitive PATIENT DIAGNOSIS, the main symptom, abnormal findings or problem.

Also Known As

This attribute is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural PRIMARY DIAGNOSES

Where Used

Type Link How used
Class PATIENT DIAGNOSIS has an attribute PRIMARY DIAGNOSIS of type PRIMARY DIAGNOSIS
Data Element MORPHOLOGY (ICD-O CANCER TRANSFORMATION ORIGINAL) references in description PRIMARY DIAGNOSIS
Data Element MORPHOLOGY (SNOMED CANCER TRANSFORMATION ORIGINAL) references in description PRIMARY DIAGNOSIS
Data Element PRIMARY DIAGNOSIS (CODED CLINICAL ENTRY) references in description PRIMARY DIAGNOSIS
Data Element PRIMARY DIAGNOSIS (ICD ORIGINAL) references in description PRIMARY DIAGNOSIS
Data Element PRIMARY DIAGNOSIS (ICD) references in description PRIMARY DIAGNOSIS
Data Element PRIMARY DIAGNOSIS (READ) references in description PRIMARY DIAGNOSIS