Referral to dermatology specialist (primary care)
Name dermatologist_gprd
Chapter Skin and subcutaneous tissue diseases/Psoriasis
Definition
Patient was seen and/or referred by a dermatologist. 
Data Type Categorical
Data sources GPRD
Dictionaries Read
Repeated Yes
Valid event date range 01/01/1900 - 25/03/2010
Agreed 26/07/2013 (Revision 1)
Category Definition
1 Referral to specialist
2 Under care of specialist
Implementation
Category assigned based on code list.
Codelist version1
Codelist authorsMar Pujades
Creation date26 July 2013
Category (code) Read code Read term CPRD Medcode
Referral to specialist (1) ZL5AB00 Referral to dermatologist 9977
Referral to specialist (1) 8HVI.00 Private referral to dermatologist 13641
Referral to specialist (1) 8HHX.00 Referral to dermatology nurse specialist 33281
Referral to specialist (1) 8H4S.00 Referral to dermatology special interest GP 69164
Referral to specialist (1) 8Hm0.00 Referral to dermatology clinical assessment service 98541
Under care of specialist (2) 9N1S.00 Seen in dermatology clinic 6940
Under care of specialist (2) ZL9AC00 Seen by dermatologist 9995
Under care of specialist (2) 8H3I.00 Non-urgent dermatology admisn. 17683
Under care of specialist (2) ZLE6B00 Discharge from dermatology service 18600
Under care of specialist (2) ZLD3C00 Discharge by dermatologist 25800
Under care of specialist (2) ZL18A00 Under care of dermatologist 30572
Under care of specialist (2) 8H2D.00 Admit dermatology emergency 37543
Under care of specialist (2) 9NJ2.00 In-house dermatology 38458
Under care of specialist (2) 9NJB.00 In-house dermatology follow-up appointment 55685
Under care of specialist (2) 9NJA.00 In-house dermatology first appointment 55686
Under care of specialist (2) 9NJC.00 In-house dermatology discharged from care 96855
Under care of specialist (2) 9NNW.00 Under care of dermatologist 97214
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