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Functional stress test—stress test intensity, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termFunctional stress test intensity
METeOR identifier:Help on this term344443
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/10/2008
Definition:Help on this termThe intensity of the functional stress test performed on a person, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Functional stress test—stress test intensity

Value domain attributes

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

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

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 element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Collection methods:Help on this termThe intensity is determined and recorded by the clinicians performing the test.
Comments:Help on this termThe stress test intensity has implications for the interpretation of the test results.

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Functional stress test cluster Health, Standard 01/10/2008

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