Person—heart rhythm type, code N[N]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Heart rhythm type
METeOR identifier:285137
Registration status:Health, Superseded 01/10/2008
Definition:The type of rhythm associated with the beating of the heart as determined from the electrocardiogram (ECG), as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Person—heart rhythm type

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:String
Format:N[N]
Maximum character length:2
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Sinus rhythm
2Atrial fibrillation
3Atrial flutter
4Second degree heart block
5Complete heart block
6Supraventricular tachycardia
7Idioventricular rhythm
8Ventricular tachycardia
9Ventricular fibrillation
10Paced
11Other rhythm
Supplementary values:
99Not stated/inadequately described

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element attributes

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Acute coronary syndrome data working group
Steward:The National Heart Foundation of Australia and The Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Has been superseded by Electrocardiogram—heart rhythm type, code N[N] Health, Standard 01/10/2008

Supersedes Heart rhythm type, version 1, DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (15.2 KB)

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:
All attributes +

Acute coronary syndrome (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 01/10/2008

DSS specific attributes +

Acute coronary syndrome (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 07/12/2005

DSS specific attributes +