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Angina status Canadian Cardiovascular Society code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term338331
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/10/2008
Definition:Help on this termThe code set representing the category of angina as defined by the Canadian Cardiovascular Society.

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
1No angina with ordinary physical activity
2Slight limitation of ordinary physical activity
3Marked limitation of ordinary physical activity
4Inability for any physical activity without anginal symptoms
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Code 1    No angina with ordinary physical activity

Use this code for patients who have no angina on ordinary physical activity such as walking or stair climbing. Angina occurs with strenuous, rapid or prolonged exertion at work or recreation.

Code 2    Slight limitation of ordinary physical activity

Use this code for patients for whom angina occurs on walking or climbing stairs rapidly, walking uphill, walking or climbing stairs after a meal, or under emotional stress, or in the cold, or only during the first few hours after waking.

Code 3    Marked limitation or ordinary physical activity

Use this code for patients where angina occurs walking one or two blocks on the level and climbing one or more flights of stairs in normal conditions and at a normal pace.

Code 4    Inability for any physical activity without anginal symptoms

Use this code for patients who are unable to carry on any physical activity without discomfort - anginal symptoms may be present at rest.

Collection methods:Help on this termAngina status is self-reported by the person but is interpreted, coded and recorded by the health professional.

Relational attributes

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Person—angina status, Canadian Cardiovascular Society code N Health, Standard 01/10/2008

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