HANDEDNESS CODE (JOINT REPLACEMENT)

The PATIENT's preference for using one hand as opposed to the other for the purpose of the National Joint Registry Data Set.

Format / Length

an1

Default Codes

Code Description

4

Not Known

Permitted Codes

Code Description

0

Left

1

Right

2

Ambidextrous

Also Known As

This data element is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural HANDEDNESS CODES (JOINT REPLACEMENT)