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Functional stress test intensity code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term344441
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/10/2008
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing the intensity of the functional stress test.

Representational attributes

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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
1Maximal (symptom limited)
2Submaximal
3Rest / distribution study
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 1     Maximal (symptom limited)

Use this code when the intensity of the stress test is to increase the person's heart rate with the exercise to 85-90% of their predicted maximum heart rate.

CODE 2     Submaximal

Use this code when the intensity of the stress test is limited to increasing the person's heart rate with the exercise to 120 beats per minute or 70% of their predicted maximum heart rate.  

CODE 3     Rest/distribution study

Use this code when a Thallium (nuclear) study has been undertaken for the assessment of viability, where no exercise or pharmacologic stress component has been undertaken

CODE 9     Not stated/inadequately described

Not for use in primary data collections.

Relational attributes

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Functional stress test—stress test intensity, code N Health, Standard 01/10/2008

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