Person with acute coronary syndrome—underlying cause of acute coronary syndrome, code N
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Other/Underlying cause of acute coronary syndrome|
|Synonymous names:||Secondary cause of ACS|
|Definition:||The condition or event, other than the usual risk factors, which has caused a person's acute coronary syndrome symptoms, as represented by a code|
|Data Element Concept:||Person—underlying cause of acute coronary syndrome|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||9|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Collection methods:||This is to be recorded by the clinician.|
This identifies whether the person experiencing acute coronary syndrome (ACS) symptoms is doing so due to another condition or event and where the treatment would be primarily targeted at managing that condition.
The presence of one of these conditions or events has a significant impact on the appropriate treatment modalities for ACS. Therefore, the person's treatment may be different from those recommended for ACS.
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