SECONDARY DIAGNOSIS (READ)

Format/Length:See READ CODE
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Notes:
SECONDARY DIAGNOSIS (READ) is the same as attribute CLINICAL TERMINOLOGY CODE.

SECONDARY DIAGNOSIS (READ) is the Read Coded Clinical Terms used to identify the secondary PATIENT DIAGNOSIS.

For Commissioning Data Set (CDS) purposes it is recommended that multiple Diagnoses are recorded and the CDS XML Schema (CDS Version 6 onwards) has been designed to carry as many Diagnoses 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
pluralSECONDARY DIAGNOSIS (READ)

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