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Ventricular ejection fraction—test result, code N

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termVentricular ejection fraction test result (code)
Synonymous names:Help on this termEF result (code)
METeOR identifier:Help on this term346993
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/10/2008
Definition:Help on this termThe person's ventricular ejection fraction result, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Ventricular ejection fraction—test result

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
1Normal
2Mild
3Moderate
4Severe
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 1     Normal

Use this code when the ejection fraction is greater than 50%

CODE 2     Mild

Use this code when the ejection fraction is greater than or equal to 45% but less than or equal to 50%

CODE 3     Moderate

Use this code when the ejection fraction is greater than or equal to 35% but less than 45%

CODE 4     Severe

Use this code when the ejection fraction is less than 35%

CODE 9     Not stated/inadequately described

Not for use in primary data collections.

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Related metadata references:Help on this term

See also Ventricular ejection fraction—test result, percentage N[N].N Health, Standard 01/10/2008

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Ventricular ejection fraction cluster Health, Standard 01/10/2008

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