ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY DIAGNOSIS - FIRST

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National Codes:See Accident and Emergency Diagnosis Tables
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Notes:
ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY DIAGNOSIS - FIRST is the same as attribute ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY DIAGNOSIS.

ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY DIAGNOSIS - FIRST is the first recorded PATIENT DIAGNOSIS for an Accident and Emergency Attendance.

ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY DIAGNOSIS - FIRST is required for recording within an Accident and Emergency Attendance Commissioning Data Set.

For Commissioning Data Set and XML schema version 6 onwards, ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY DIAGNOSIS - FIRST will be recognised as Primary Diagnosis (Accident and Emergency).

 

This data element is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
schemaPRIMARY DIAGNOSIS (ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY)
pluralACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY DIAGNOSIS - FIRST

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