LAPAROTOMY FOR NECROTISING ENTEROCOLITIS INDICATION CODE

For the National Neonatal Data Set - Episodic and Daily Care, LAPAROTOMY FOR NECROTISING ENTEROCOLITIS INDICATION CODE is reported when the PATIENT requires a laparotomy based on the result of an Abdominal X-Ray.

Format / Length

an1

Permitted Codes

Code Description

0

Laparotomy not required

1

Laparotomy required but PATIENT  too ill to carry it out

2

Laparotomy required and carried out

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Context Alias
Plural LAPAROTOMY FOR NECROTISING ENTEROCOLITIS INDICATION CODES