Renal disease therapy code N
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Value Domain|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 01/03/2005|
|Definition:||A code set representing the type of therapy provided for treatment of renal disease.|
|Maximum character length:||1|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
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 elements implementing this value domain:|
Person—renal disease therapy, code N Health, Standard 01/03/2005