LAPAROTOMY FOR NECROTISING ENTEROCOLITIS INDICATION CODE
An indication of whether a laparotomy (a surgical incision into the abdominal cavity, for diagnosis or in preparation for major surgery) was required following a PATIENT DIAGNOSIS of Necrotising enterocolitis (NEC) and if so, whether it was performed.
|0||Laparotomy not required|
|1||Laparotomy required but PATIENT too ill to carry it out|
|2||Laparotomy required and carried out|
This attribute is also known by these names:
|plural||LAPAROTOMY FOR NECROTISING ENTEROCOLITIS INDICATION CODES|