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Definition

The status of evidence for a pre-existing clinical condition of sleep apnoea syndrome, 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 " Clinical evidence status code N ".
Data Type Number
Format N
Maximum character length 1
Values
Value Meaning Start Date End Date
Permissible Values 1 Objective evidence
2 No objective evidence

Comments

Guide for use:

Objective evidence is coded where the diagnosis is derived from and substantiated by clinical documentation of sleep apnoea syndrome (SAS). SAS has been diagnosed from the results of a sleep study.

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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