Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Timing of statin prescription|
|Definition:||The timing of care when a statin is prescribed to a person, as represented by a code.|
|Data Element Concept:||Person—timing of statin prescription|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||1|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
CODE 1 Prior to presentation at hospital
Use this code when the person has been previously prescribed a statin prior to presentation at the hospital and the person is still following the prescription.
CODE 2 First 24 hours of presentation
Use this code when a statin is prescribed for within the first 24 hours following presentation to the hospital.
CODE 3 After 24 hours and before discharge
Use this code when an ACE-inhibitor is prescribed following the first 24 hours after presentation to the hospital and before discharge from the hospital.
CODE 4 At discharge
Use this code when a statin is prescribed at discharge from the hospital.
|Collection methods:||Record each time a statin is prescribed for the person.|
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