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Table 1 HRG3 Chapter Codes for patients discharged by the two consultants.

From: A comparison of hospital readmission rates between two general physicians with different outpatient review practices

   Dr A Dr B
HRG3 Description Discharges % Discharges %
A Nervous System 58 9.0 66 10.4
B Eyes and Periorbita 3 0.5 2 0.3
C Mouth, Head, Neck and Ears 5 0.8 5 0.8
D Respiratory System 23 3.6 26 4.1
E Cardiac Surgery & Primary Cardiac Condition 253 39.2 280 44.2
F Digestive System 58 9.0 39 6.2
G Hepato-biliary & Pancreatic System 5 0.8 9 1.4
H Musculoskeletal System 44 6.8 31 4.9
J Skin, Breast & Burns 9 1.4 3 0.5
K Endocrine & Metabolic System 15 2.3 21 3.3
L Urinary Tract & Male Reproductive System 12 1.9 7 1.1
M Female Reproductive System 0 0.0 0 0.0
N Obstetrics & Neonatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0
P Diseases of Childhood 2 0.3 2 0.3
Q Vascular System 3 0.5 4 0.6
R Spinal Surgery & Primary Spinal Conditions 4 0.6 2 0.3
S Haematology, Infectious Disease, Poisoning & Non-specific groupings 111 17.2 104 16.4
T Mental Health 22 3.4 13 2.1
U Undefined Groups 19 2.9 20 3.2
  Totals 646 100.0 634 100.0