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Person—renal disease therapy, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termRenal disease therapy
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270264
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:Help on this termThe therapy the person is receiving for renal disease, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Person—renal disease therapy

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Drugs for modification of renal disease
2Drugs for treatment of complications of renal disease
3Peritoneal dialysis
4Haemodialysis
5Functioning renal transplant

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 1     Drugs for modification of renal disease

This code is used to indicate drugs for modification of renal disease, includes drugs intended to slow progression of renal failure. Examples include antiproteinurics such as angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEI), angiotensin II receptor antagonists (ATRA) and immunosuppressants.

CODE 2     Drugs for treatment of complications of renal disease

This code is used to indicate drugs for the treatment of the complications of renal disease. Examples include antihypertensive agents and drugs that are intended to correct biochemical imbalances caused by renal disease (e.g. loop diuretics, ACEI, erythropoietin, calcitriol, etc).

CODE 3     Peritoneal dialysis

This code is used to indicate peritoneal dialysis, chronic peritoneal dialysis, delivered at home, at a dialysis satellite centre or in hospital.

CODE 4     Haemodialysis

This code is used to indicate haemodialysis, chronic haemodialysis delivered at home, at a dialysis satellite centre or in hospital.

CODE 5     Functioning renal transplant

This code is used to indicate functioning renal transplant, the presence of a functioning renal transplant.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termMore than one code can be recorded.
Collection methods:Help on this termTo be collected on commencement of treatment and regularly reviewed.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCardiovascular Data Working Group
Origin:Help on this termCaring for Australians with Renal Impairment Guidelines. Australian Kidney Foundation

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Renal disease therapy, version 1, DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (17.5 KB)

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
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Cardiovascular disease (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 01/09/2012

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Cardiovascular disease (clinical) NBPDS Health, Standard 17/10/2018

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Cardiovascular disease (clinical) NBPDS Health, Superseded 17/10/2018

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