Acute coronary syndrome pharmacotherapy type taken post discharge code N[N]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Value Domain
METeOR identifier:349476
Registration status:Health, Standard 01/10/2008
Definition:A code set representing the type of pharmacotherapy taken after discharge from hospital.

Representational attributes

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

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

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

Relational attributes

Data elements implementing this value domain:

Person with acute coronary syndrome—pharmacotherapy type taken post discharge from hospital, code N[N] Health, Standard 01/10/2008