LS variable metadata
Variable: MEDQINBM
Table: SBSM
Short description: Medical Enquiry type.
Full description: Where a cause text is being queried with the certifier, this field will contain a code that indicates which cause text(s) are being queried. The field is multiply occurring and pairs with the field MEDENQ. For each medical enquiry identified the applicable code set will be held in MEDQINBM and MEDENQBM.
Coding notes: A = Wigglesworth code 0 generated by ACCS
BAB= Two Wigglesworth codes generated by ACCS for foetus, the most severe is from text line `a'.
BBA = Two Wigglesworth codes generated by ACCS for foetus, the most severe is from text line `b'.
BCD= Two Wigglesworth codes generated by ACCS for mother, the most severe is from text line `c'.
BDC = Two Wigglesworth codes generated by ACCS for mother, the most severe is from text line `d'.
C = Text lines `a' and `b' blank, Wigglesworth code is from text lines `c' and `d'.
D = Post Mortem mentioned.
Note: No Medical Enquiry is generated if lines `a' and `b' contain unknown or similar wording A, BAB, BBA, BCD, BDC, C, D, Spaces (At present not coded-awaiting ICD10).
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Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
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Keyword: Mortality
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Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 3