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Health service event—fasting indicator, code N

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termFasting status
METeOR identifier:Help on this term302941
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 21/09/2005
Definition:Help on this term

Whether the patient was fasting at the time of an examination, test, investigation or procedure, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Health service event—fasting indicator

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
1Yes
2No
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 9    Not stated/inadequately described

This code is not for use in primary data collections.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 1   Yes
Record if the patient is fasting at the time of an examination, test, investigation or procedure.

CODE 2   No
Record if the patient is not fasting at the time of an examination, test, investigation or procedure.

Comments:Help on this term

In settings where the monitoring of a person's health is ongoing and where management can change over time (such as general practice), the service contact date should be recorded.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

National Diabetes Data Working Group

Cardiovascular Data Working Group

Relational attributes

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Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

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