|Chapter||Health Behaviour/Consultation behaviour|
Primary care clinical consultation, regardless of reason, including out-of-hours consultations and home visits. Excludes repeat prescription renewal and medicines review.
|Valid event date range||01/01/1900 - 25/03/2010|
|Agreed||02.03.2011 (Revision 1)|
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) Telephone call to a patient (21) 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 Telephone advice (35) Co-op Surgery Consultation (36) Co-op Home Visit (37) Night Visit (50) Telephone Consultation (55) The COT lookup was used to match the above consultation types with the "constype" column.
|Category (code)||Clinical code||Clinical term||Datasource lookup|