Person—bleeding episode status, Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) code N
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Bleeding episode using TIMI criteria (status)|
|Definition:||A person's episode of bleeding as described by the Thrombolysis In Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) criteria, as represented by a code.|
|Data Element Concept:||Person—bleeding episode status|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||1|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
Note in calculating the fall in haemoglobin or haematocrit, transfusion of whole blood or packed red blood cells is counted as 1g/dl (0.1g/l) haemoglobin or 3% absolute haematocrit.
CODE 1 Major
Overt clinical bleeding (or documented intracranial or retroperitoneal haemorrhage) associated with a drop in haemoglobin of greater than 5g/dl (0.5g/l) or a haematocrit of greater than 15% (absolute).
CODE 2 Minor
Overt clinical bleeding associated with a fall in haemoglobin of 3 or less than or equal to 5g/dl (0.5g/l) or a haematocrit of 9% to less than or equal to 15% (absolute).
CODE 3 Non TIMI Bleeding
Bleeding event that does not meet the major or minor definition.
Data element attributes
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||Acute coronary syndrome data working group|
|Origin:||Rao AK, Pratt C, Berke A, et al. Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) Trial, phase I: hemorrhagic manifestations and changes in plasma fibrinogen and the fibrinolytic system in patients with recombinant tissue plasminogen activator and streptokinase. J Am Coll Cardiol 1988; 11:1-11.|
|Related metadata references:|
See also Person with acute coronary syndrome—bleeding location, instrumented code N(N)
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