Person—vascular condition status (history), code NN
Identifying and definitional attributes
Metadata item type:
Health, Standard 01/03/2005
Whether the person has had a history of vascular conditions, as represented by a code.
The vascular history of the patient is important as an element in defining future risk for a cardiovascular event and as a factor in determining best practice management for various cardiovascular risk factor(s).
It may be used to map vascular conditions, assist in risk stratification and link to best practice management.