Person—timing of clopidogrel prescription, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Timing of clopidogrel prescription
METeOR identifier:350431
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

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Prior to presentation at hospital
2First 24 hours of presentation
3After 24 hours and before discharge
4At discharge
Supplementary values:
9Not stated/inadequately described

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.

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

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

DSS specific attributes +