PRIMARY PROCEDURE (READ)

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

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

PRIMARY PROCEDURE (READ) is the Read Coded Clinical Terms code which is used to identify the primary Patient Procedure carried out.

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 PROCEDURE (READ)