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Electrocardiogram—new Q waves indicator, yes/no code N

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termElectrocardiogram - new Q waves indicator
Synonymous names:Help on this termECG - new Q waves
METeOR identifier:Help on this term343902
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/10/2008
Definition:Help on this termWhether the Q waves identified on a person's follow-up electrocardiogram (ECG) is new, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Electrocardiogram—new Q waves indicator

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Representational attributes

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Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
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ValueMeaning
1Yes
2No
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 9    Not stated/inadequately described

This code is not for use in primary data collections.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 1      Yes (New Q waves)

Use this code where the follow-up ECG identifies Q waves >=0.03 seconds in width and >=1mm (0.1mV) in depth in at least 2 contiguous leads that were not seen on the initial ECG

CODE 2      No (Pre-existing Q waves)

Use this code where the follow-up ECG identifies Q waves >=0.03 seconds in width and >=1mm (0.1mV) in depth in at least 2 contiguous leads that were already seen on the initial ECG

CODE 9      Not stated/inadequately described

Includes unknown

Collection methods:Help on this termDo not record whether the Q waves are new or not on the initial ECG. This data element should only be recorded for follow-up ECGs.
Comments:Help on this termThis data element identifies if new Q waves are present on the follow-up ECG. This information is valuable in coding transmural myocardial infarction.

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See also Person—electrocardiogram Q waves indicator, yes/no code N Health, Standard 01/10/2008

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Electrocardiogram cluster Health, Standard 01/10/2008

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