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Electrocardiogram—bundle-branch block status, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termBundle-branch block status
METeOR identifier:Help on this term343866
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/10/2008
Definition:Help on this termThe bundle-branch block status identified on a person's electrocardiogram (ECG), as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Electrocardiogram—bundle-branch block status

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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
1New
2Pre-existing
3Uncertain timing
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Not stated/inadequately described

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termTo determine the bundle-branch block status, compare the current ECG to the preceding or most recently available ECG.
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Record for each ECG that indicates a bundle-branch block is present.

Only one bundle-branch block status can be recorded for each ECG performed.

Only one bundle-branch block can occur at any one time, but in any given person, a left bundle-branch block may occur at one time point and a right bundle-branch block at another time point. Therefore, there can only be one bundle-branch block per ECG, but they may differ temporally.

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Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Electrocardiogram cluster Health, Standard 01/10/2008

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