Consultation with clinical contact (primary care)
Name clinical_contact
Chapter Health Behaviour/Consultation behaviour
Definition
Primary care clinical consultation with clinical contact.
Data Type Binary
Data sources GPRD
Repeated Yes
Valid event date range 01/01/1900 - 25/03/2010
Agreed 25.02.2013 (Revision 1)
Category Definition
Implementation
The following consultation types are taken into consideration by using the constype lookup field in the CPRD consultations table:

Clinic (1)
Night visit, Deputising service (2)
Follow-up/routine visit (3) 
Night visit, Local rota (4)
Night visit , practice (6) 
Out of hours, Practice (7)
Out of hours, Non Practice (8) 
Surgery consultation (9) 
Acute visit (11) 
Emergency Consultation (18) 
Casualty Attendance (20) 
Hospital Admission (23)  
Children's Home Visit (24) 
Home Visit (27) 
Hotel Visit (28) 
Nursing Home Visit (30) 
Residential Home Visit (31) 
Twilight Visit (32) 
Triage (33) 
Walk-in Centre (34) 
Co-op Surgery Consultation (36) 
Co-op Home Visit (37) 
Minor Injury Service (38) 
Community Clinic (40) 
Initial Post Discharge Review (48)
Night Visit (50) 

The COT lookup was used to match the above consultation types with the "constype" column.
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