PRIMARY DIAGNOSIS (READ)

Format/Length:See READ CODE
National Codes: 
Default Codes: 

Notes:
PRIMARY DIAGNOSIS (READ) is the same as attribute CLINICAL TERMINOLOGY CODE.

PRIMARY DIAGNOSIS (READ) is the Read Coded Clinical Terms code to identify the PRIMARY DIAGNOSIS.

Note: Read Coded Clinical Terms Version 3 (CTV3) with qualifiers is not supported in the Commissioning Data Sets. Therefore, the Commissioning Data Set Version 6-2 XML Schema has the format of this Data Element constrained to max an5.

 

This data element is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
pluralPRIMARY DIAGNOSIS (READ)