Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Value Domain|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 01/10/2008|
|Definition:||A code set representing the intensity of the functional stress test.|
|Maximum character length:||1|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
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.
|Data elements implementing this value domain:|
Functional stress test—stress test intensity, code N Health, Standard 01/10/2008