Fracture potential emergency OPCS codes Draft



Coding system
OPCS-4
Organisation
OpenSAFELY
Codelist ID
opensafely/fracture-potential-emergency-opcs-codes
Version
4dc4de9e

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Description

These are general fracture fixation OPCS-4 procedural codes These OPCS-4 procedure codes need an additional ICD-10 diagnosis code to confirm that it was for an emergency rather than non-emergency procedure (defined as urgent or elective) Emergency surgery defined as P1a and P1b as per Royal College of Surgeons Surgical Prioritisation Guidelines

Signed off by

  • salma chaudhury, (March 2, 2021)
  • Allison Rodgers, (March 2, 2021)
Code Description
O17.4 Remanipulation of fracture of short bone and fixation using screw
O17.5 Remanipulation of fragment of bone and fixation using screw
O17.6 Remanipulation of fracture of bone and fixation using plate
O17.8 Other specified secondary closed reduction of fracture of bone and internal fixation
O17.9 Unspecified secondary closed reduction of fracture of bone and internal fixation
W19.4 Primary open reduction of fracture of short bone and fixation using screw
W19.5 Primary open reduction of fragment of bone and fixation using screw
W19.8 Other specified primary open reduction of fracture of bone and intramedullary fixation
W19.9 Unspecified primary open reduction of fracture of bone and intramedullary fixation
W20.8 Other specified primary open reduction of fracture of bone and extramedullary fixation
W20.9 Unspecified primary open reduction of fracture of bone and extramedullary fixation
W22.1 Primary open reduction of fracture of bone and skeletal traction HFQ
W22.2 Primary open reduction of fracture of bone and external fixation HFQ
W22.8 Other specified other primary open reduction of fracture of bone
W22.9 Unspecified other primary open reduction of fracture of bone
W23.1 Secondary open reduction of fracture of bone and intramedullary fixation HFQ
W23.2 Secondary open reduction of fracture of bone and extramedullary fixation HFQ
W23.3 Secondary open reduction of intra-articular fracture of bone
W23.4 Secondary open reduction of fracture of bone and skeletal traction HFQ
W23.5 Secondary open reduction of fracture of bone and external fixation HFQ
W23.6 Secondary open reduction of fracture of bone and internal fixation HFQ
W23.8 Other specified secondary open reduction of fracture of bone
W23.9 Unspecified secondary open reduction of fracture of bone
W24.4 Closed reduction of fracture of short bone and fixation using screw
W24.5 Closed reduction of fragment of bone and fixation using screw
W24.6 Closed reduction of fracture of bone and fixation using nail or screw
W24.7 Closed reduction of fracture of bone and fixation using plate
W24.8 Other specified closed reduction of fracture of bone and internal fixation
W24.9 Unspecified closed reduction of fracture of bone and internal fixation
W25.1 Closed reduction of fracture of bone and fixation to skeleton HFQ
W25.2 Closed reduction of fracture of bone and fixation using functional bracing system
W25.3 Remanipulation of fracture of bone and external fixation HFQ
W25.8 Other specified closed reduction of fracture of bone and external fixation
W25.9 Unspecified closed reduction of fracture of bone and external fixation
W26.1 Manipulation of fracture of bone and skeletal traction NEC
W26.2 Manipulation of fracture of bone NEC
W26.3 Remanipulation of fracture of bone and skeletal traction NEC
W26.4 Remanipulation of fracture of bone NEC
W26.8 Other specified other closed reduction of fracture of bone
W26.9 Unspecified other closed reduction of fracture of bone
W28.1 Application of internal fixation to bone NEC
W28.2 Adjustment to internal fixation of bone NEC
W28.3 Removal of internal fixation from bone NEC
W28.4 Insertion of intramedullary fixation and cementing of bone
W28.8 Other specified other internal fixation of bone
W28.9 Unspecified other internal fixation of bone
W29.1 Application of skeletal traction to bone NEC
W29.2 Adjustment to skeletal traction of bone
W29.3 Removal of skeletal traction from bone
W29.8 Other specified skeletal traction of bone
W29.9 Unspecified skeletal traction of bone
X49.1  Application of splint
X49.4  Skin traction