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Person—lower limb amputation due to vascular disease, code N (Data Element)

Definition

Whether a person has undergone an amputation of toe, forefoot or leg (above or below knee), due to vascular disease, as represented by a code.

Components

Data Element (this item)

Representation

This representation is based on the value domain for this data element, more information is available at " Lower limb amputation due to vascular disease code N ".
Data Type Number
Format N
Maximum character length 1
Permissible Values
Value Meaning Start Date End Date
Permissible Values 4 No history of lower limb amputation due to vascular disease - -
3 Lower limb amputation - occurred both in and prior to the last 12 months - -
2 Lower limb amputation - occurred prior to the last 12 months - -
1 Lower limb amputation - occurred in the last 12 months - -
Supplementary Values 9 Not stated/inadequately described - -

Comments

Origin:
National Diabetes Outcomes Quality Review Initiative (NDOQRIN) data dictionary.

References

Duffy MD, John C and Patout MD, Charles A. 1990. Management of the Insensitive Foot in Diabetes: Lessons from Hansen's Disease. Military Medicine, 155:575-579. Edmonds M, Boulton A, Buckenham T et al. Report of the Diabetic Foot and Amputation Group. Diabet Med 1996; 13: S27-42. Sharon R O'Rourke and Stephen Colagiuri: The Lower Limb in People With Diabetes; Content 1997/98 Australian Diabetes Society. Colagiuri S, Colagiuri R, Ward J. National Diabetes Strategy and Implementation Plan. Canberra: Diabetes Australia, 1998.
This content Based on Australian Institute of Health and Welfare material. Attribution provided as required under the AIHW CC-BY licence.

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  • Diabetes (clinical) DSS
    Statuses: [Health: Standard]
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  • Diabetes (clinical) DSS
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