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Type:Patch
Reference:1327
Version No:1.0
Subject:DEATH CAUSE ICD CODE Preparatory Items
Effective Date:Immediate
Reason for Change:Change to Data Standards
Publication Date:20 August 2012

Background:

This patch updates the NHS Data Model and Dictionary as follows:

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Summary of changes:

Class Definitions
DEATH CAUSE   Changed Attributes
 
Attribute Definitions
DEATH CAUSE ICD CODE renamed from DEATH CAUSE CODE   Changed Name, Description
 
Data Elements
DEATH CAUSE CODE (IMMEDIATE)   Changed Description
DEATH CAUSE CODE (SIGNIFICANT)   Changed Description
DEATH CAUSE CODE (UNDERLYING)   Changed Description
DEATH CAUSE ICD CODE (IMMEDIATE)   New Data Element
DEATH CAUSE ICD CODE (SIGNIFICANT)   New Data Element
DEATH CAUSE ICD CODE (UNDERLYING)   New Data Element
 

Date:20 August 2012
Sponsor:Richard Kavanagh, NHS Connecting for Health

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DEATH CAUSE

Change to Class: Changed Attributes

Attributes of this Class are:
KDEATH CAUSE CODE
KDEATH CAUSE ICD CODE
KDEATH CAUSE TYPE
DEATH CAUSE CANCER

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DEATH CAUSE ICD CODE  renamed from DEATH CAUSE CODE

Change to Attribute: Changed Name, Description

A code indicating a cause of death, classified using ICD-10.A code indicating a cause of death, classified using ICD.

 

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DEATH CAUSE ICD CODE  renamed from DEATH CAUSE CODE

Change to Attribute: Changed Name, Description

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DEATH CAUSE CODE (IMMEDIATE)

Change to Data Element: Changed Description

Format/Length:See DIAGNOSTIC CODING 
HES Item: 
National Codes: 
Default Codes: 

Notes:
DEATH CAUSE CODE (IMMEDIATE) is the same as attribute DEATH CAUSE CODE.DEATH CAUSE CODE (IMMEDIATE) is the same as attribute DEATH CAUSE ICD CODE.

This is the ICD code of the immediate cause of death as recorded on the death certificate.

 DEATH CAUSE CODE (IMMEDIATE) will be replaced with DEATH CAUSE ICD CODE (IMMEDIATE), which should be used for all new and developing data sets and for XML messages.

 

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DEATH CAUSE CODE (SIGNIFICANT)

Change to Data Element: Changed Description

Format/Length:See DIAGNOSTIC CODING 
HES Item: 
National Codes: 
Default Codes: 

Notes:
DEATH CAUSE CODE (SIGNIFICANT) is the same as attribute DEATH CAUSE CODE.DEATH CAUSE CODE (SIGNIFICANT) is the same as attribute DEATH CAUSE ICD CODE.

This is the ICD code of a significant condition not directly related to death as recorded on the death certificate.

 DEATH CAUSE CODE (SIGNIFICANT) will be replaced with DEATH CAUSE ICD CODE (SIGNIFICANT), which should be used for all new and developing data sets and for XML messages.

 

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DEATH CAUSE CODE (UNDERLYING)

Change to Data Element: Changed Description

Format/Length:See DIAGNOSTIC CODING 
HES Item: 
National Codes: 
Default Codes: 

Notes:
DEATH CAUSE CODE (UNDERLYING) is the same as attribute DEATH CAUSE CODE.DEATH CAUSE CODE (UNDERLYING) is the same as attribute DEATH CAUSE ICD CODE.

This is the ICD code of the underlying condition leading to death as recorded on the death certificate.

 DEATH CAUSE CODE (UNDERLYING) will be replaced with DEATH CAUSE ICD CODE (UNDERLYING), which should be used for all new and developing data sets and for XML messages.

 

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DEATH CAUSE ICD CODE (IMMEDIATE)

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

This item is being used for development purposes and has not yet been assured by the Information Standards Board for Health and Social Care.

 

This data element is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
pluralDEATH CAUSE ICD CODES (IMMEDIATE)

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DEATH CAUSE ICD CODE (IMMEDIATE)

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

DEATH CAUSE ICD CODE (IMMEDIATE)
 
Attribute:
DEATH CAUSE ICD CODE

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DEATH CAUSE ICD CODE (SIGNIFICANT)

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

This item is being used for development purposes and has not yet been assured by the Information Standards Board for Health and Social Care.

 

This data element is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
pluralDEATH CAUSE ICD CODES (SIGNIFICANT)

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DEATH CAUSE ICD CODE (SIGNIFICANT)

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

DEATH CAUSE ICD CODE (SIGNIFICANT)
 
Attribute:
DEATH CAUSE ICD CODE

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DEATH CAUSE ICD CODE (UNDERLYING)

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

This item is being used for development purposes and has not yet been assured by the Information Standards Board for Health and Social Care.

 

This data element is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
pluralDEATH CAUSE ICD CODES (UNDERLYING)

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DEATH CAUSE ICD CODE (UNDERLYING)

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

DEATH CAUSE ICD CODE (UNDERLYING)
 
Attribute:
DEATH CAUSE ICD CODE

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