FIFTH SECONDARY (ICD-10)
|HES item:||DIAG_7 for Patient Diagnosis
CENDIAG7 for Patient Diagnosis on Psychiatric Census Date for the Psychiatric Census Record: Additional Data Fields
See DIAGNOSTIC CODING for details on coding and Clinical Coding for their usage.
Secondary is a classification of PATIENT DIAGNOSIS CODING SIGNIFICANCE and for HES purposes up to a maximum of 5 secondary diagnoses can be reported.
This data element is also known by these names:
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