SURGICAL URGENCY

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Default Codes: 99 - Urgency not known

The SURGICAL URGENCY for each of the recorded operative PROCEDURE (OPCS). An operative PATIENT PROCEDURE is identified by the OPERATIVE PATIENT PROCEDURE INDICATOR Y 'yes'.

 

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plural SURGICAL URGENCIES