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Definition

The result of an ophthalmological assessment for the left retina during the last 12 months, 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 " Ophthalmological assessment outcome code N ".
Data Type Number
Format N
Maximum character length 1
Values
Value Meaning Start Date End Date
Permissible Values 2 Diabetes abnormality
3 Non-diabetes abnormality
4 Not visualised
1 Normal
Supplementary Values 9 Not stated/inadequately described

Comments

Guide for use:

This is a repeating record of both eyes.

1st field - Right retina

2nd field - Left retina

Record the result of the fundus examination for each eye as: Normal/ Diabetes abnormality/ Non-diabetes abnormality/ or Not visualised.

Example:

  • code 12 for right retina Normal and left retina Diabetes abnormality
  • code 32 for right retina Non-diabetes abnormality and left retina Diabetes abnormality

Only the result of an assessment carried out in the last 12 months should be recorded.

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

References

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Inclusion in Data Set Specifications 3
Inclusion in Data Distributions 0
As a numerator in an Indicator 0
As a denominator in an Indicator 0
As a disaggregation in an Indicator 0