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UKCRC Health Research Classification System


Main inclusion criteria

Deafness and normal ear development and function.

Advice on health categories

Includes normal studies on this organ or the condition of deafness.

Studies that involve the auditory nerve leading to the brain may be double coded as 50% Neurological and 50% Ear as appropriate.

Excludes mapping of hearing in regions of the brain in which case the Neurological category should be applied.

Official terminology

Full name of category

Short name Unique ID
Ear Ear



Related external links

International Classification of Diseases (ICD 10 v2016) – Chapter VIII: Diseases of the ear and mastoid process (H60-H95)