Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Timing of clopidogrel prescription|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 01/10/2008|
|Definition:||The timing of care when clopidogrel is prescribed to a person, as represented by a code.|
|Data Element Concept:||Person—timing of clopidogrel prescription|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||1|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
CODE 1 Prior to presentation at hospital
Use this code when the person has been previously prescribed clopidogrel prior to presentation at the hospital and the person is still following the prescription.
CODE 2 First 24 hours of presentation
Use this code when clopidogrel is prescribed within the first 24 hours following presentation to the hospital.
CODE 3 After 24 hours and before discharge
Use this code when clopidogrel is prescribed following the first 24 hours after presentation to the hospital and before discharge from the hospital.
CODE 4 At discharge
Use this code when clopidogrel is prescribed at discharge from the hospital.
|Collection methods:||Record each time clopidogrel is prescribed for the person.|
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
Acute coronary syndrome pharmacotherapy data cluster Health, Standard 01/10/2008