PROCEDURE (OPCS)

Format/Length:See OPCS-4 CODE
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Notes:
PROCEDURE (OPCS) is the same as attribute CLINICAL CLASSIFICATION CODE.

PROCEDURE (OPCS) is a procedure other than the PRIMARY PROCEDURE (OPCS).

For Commissioning Data Sets purposes it is recommended that multiple Procedures are recorded and the CDS XML Schema (CDS Version 6 onwards) has been designed to carry as many Procedures as required.

 

This data element is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
schemaSECONDARY PROCEDURE (OPCS)
pluralPROCEDURES (OPCS)