# Primary procedure election

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Jump to navigationJump to search- Find the maximum Basic Score from all of the patient's procedures.
*Known problems: Some procedures do not have Basic Score.*

- Find the procedure with Basic Score equal to the maximum Basic Score. Is is called the primary procedure.
*Known problems: Some procedures have equal Basic Score, so number of procedures with Basic Score equal to the maximum Basic Score can be greater than 1. This causes the primary procedure be impossible to determine.*

- If the primary procedure was impossible to determine by the maximum Basic Score, find a procedure with Basic Score equal to the maximum Basic Score and priority equal to one.
*Known problems: As above, but with less cases.*

- If the primary procedure was impossible to determine by the maximum Basic Score and the priority, find the procedure with Basic Score with priority equal to one.
*Note: This helps to find primary procedures that do not have Basic Score. However, those procedures do not apper in any reports that show the Basic Score. Most of the reports do.*

For some patients the primary procedure is impossible to determine.