Glaucoma diagnosis (secondary care)
Name glaucoma_hes
Chapter Diseases of the eyes and ears/Glaucoma
Definition
Glaucoma and possible glaucoma recorded in secondary care.
Data Type Categorical
Data sources HES
Dictionaries ICD 10
Repeated Yes
Valid event date range 01/01/1996 - 31/08/2010
Agreed 19/12/2012 (Revision 1)
Category Definition
2 Possible glaucoma
3 Open angle glaucoma
4 Closed angle glaucoma
5 Glaucoma not otherwise specified
Implementation
Category assigned based on code list.