PROCEDURE (READ)

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

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

PROCEDURE (READ) is the Read Coded Clinical Terms for a procedure other than the PRIMARY PROCEDURE (READ).

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.

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
schemaSECONDARY PROCEDURE (READ)
pluralPROCEDURE (READ)