PROCEDURE SCHEME IN USE

Format/length: an2
HES item:
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Default Codes:

Notes:

Definition:
This is used in the Clinical Activity Group of the CDS to denote the scheme basis of an Intervention, Operation or A&E Treatment.

Permitted values are:

CODE NHSCDS EDIFACT CODE DESCRIPTION
01 706 Accident & Emergency Treatment
02 822 OPCS-4
03 901 Read Version 1 (READ 4)
04 921 Read Version 2 (READ 5)
05 941 Read Version 3.0

Read Version 3.1 is not supported in the CDS.

CDS-XML Message:
The CDS-XML codes as specified above must be used.

NHSCDS EDIFACT Message:
In the NHSCDS EDIFACT Message the value used to identify the PROCEDURE SCHEME IN USE is carried in the EDIFACT data element 1131 as defined in the NHS CDS Manual, Chapter B.

Where necessary, EDI gateway management and translation software must interpret these code sets when interfacing to the NHSCDS EDIFACT Message.

This data element is also known by these names:

Context Alias
plural PROCEDURE SCHEMES IN USE