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Person—timing of antithrombin therapy prescription, code N

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termTiming of antithrombin therapy prescription
METeOR identifier:Help on this term350510
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/10/2008
Definition:Help on this termThe timing of care when antithrombin therapy is prescribed to a person, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Person—timing of antithrombin therapy prescription

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
1Initial medical management: preceding reperfusion therapy
2During reperfusion therapy
3Following reperfusion therapy
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Not stated/inadequately described

Source and reference attributes

Reference documents:Help on this termNational Heart Foundation of Australia and Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand, Guidelines for the management of acute coronary syndromes 2006, Med J Aust; 184; S1-S32. © MJA2006.

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Collection and usage attributes

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Reperfusion therapy includes percutaneous coronary intervention and fibrinolytic therapy.

CODE 1     Initial medical management: preceding reperfusion therapy

Use this code when antithrombin therapy is prescribed before reperfusion therapy is to be performed. 

CODE 2     During reperfusion therapy

Use this code when antithrombin therapy is prescribed while reperfusion therapy is being performed. 

CODE 3     Following reperfusion therapy

Use this code when antithrombin therapy is prescribed after reperfusion therapy has been performed. 


Collection methods:Help on this termRecord for each time antithrombin therapy is prescribed for the person.

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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