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Person with acute coronary syndrome—pharmacotherapy type taken post discharge from hospital, code N[N]

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termPharmacotherapy type taken for acute coronary syndrome post discharge
METeOR identifier:Help on this term344822
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/10/2008
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The type of pharmacotherapy being taken by a person for the treatment of acute coronary syndrome following discharge from hospital, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Person with acute coronary syndrome—pharmacotherapy type taken post discharge from hospital

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[N]
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Aspirin
2Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor
3Angiotensin II receptor blocker
4Beta-blocker
5Clopidogrel
6Statin
Supplementary values:Help on this term
99Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 1     Aspirin

Includes: aspirin, astrix, cardiprin, cartia, aspro, disprin and solprin

CODE 2     Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor

Includes: captopril, enalapril, fosinopril, lisinopril, perindopril, quinapril, ramipril and trandolapril

CODE 3     Angiotensin II receptor blocker

Includes: candesartan, eprosartan, irbesartan, losartin and temisartan

CODE 4     Beta-blocker

Includes: atenolol, bisoprolol, carvedilol, esmolol, labetolol, metoprolol, oxprenolol, pindolol, propranolol and sotalol

CODE 5     Clopidogrel

Includes: iscover and plavix

CODE 6     Statin

Includes: atorvastatin, fluvastatin, pravastatin and simvastatin

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termA person may be taking one or more type of medication for acute coronary syndromes (ACS). Therefore more than one code may be recorded.
Collection methods:Help on this termFollowing a person's hospital stay for ACS, follow-up consultations with a clinician may occur at various intervals, such as 3, 6 or 12 months after discharge from hospital. The medications being taken by the person at the time of each follow-up consultation should be recorded.
Comments:Help on this termThe pharmacotherapies for the treatment of ACS that could be taken post discharge from hospital are different from the types that could be taken during the hospital stay as not all of the pharmacotherapies used for the treatment of ACS are for out of hospital use.

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Acute coronary syndrome pharmacotherapy data cluster Health, Standard 01/10/2008

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