Person—acute coronary syndrome symptoms onset date, DDMMYYYY
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Date of onset of acute coronary syndrome symptoms|
|Synonymous names:||Date of onset of ACS symptoms|
|Definition:||The date on which a person experienced acute coronary syndrome symptoms that prompted the person to seek medical attention, either at the hospital or from a general practitioner.|
|Data Element Concept:||Person—acute coronary syndrome symptoms onset date|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||8|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
Acute coronary syndrome symptoms may include:
Seeking medical attention could include the person presenting to their GP who then refers them to hospital or the person presenting directly to hospital (via ambulance or own form of transport).
If the person is already a patient at the hospital for another reason then the date would be when they advised hospital staff of their symptoms.
|Collection methods:||Record the date that the person identifies as being when the most significant acute coronary syndrome symptom/s occurred that prompted them to seek medical attention.|
|Related metadata references:|
See also Person—acute coronary syndrome risk stratum, code N
See also Person—acute coronary syndrome symptoms onset time, hhmm
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
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