A request for a single diagnostic investigation or procedure for an individual PATIENT or any human or, for pathology, non-human source.
Each REQUEST FOR DIAGNOSTIC TEST may have a sub-type of REQUEST FOR ISOTOPE PROCEDURE, REQUEST FOR PHYSIOLOGICAL MEASUREMENT, REQUEST FOR PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION or REQUEST FOR RADIOLOGICAL PROCEDURE.
When a REQUEST FOR DIAGNOSTIC TEST is used to apportion costs to MAIN SPECIALTY, distinction should be made between those for PATIENTS using a hospital bed, out-patients and attendees at DAY CARE FACILITIES .
This class is also known by these names:
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