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Acute coronary syndrome pharmacotherapy data cluster

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Set Specification
METeOR identifier:Help on this term351876
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/10/2008
DSS type:Help on this termData Element Cluster
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The pharmacotherapies collected in this data cluster are recommended for the management of acute coronary syndromes (ACS) in the national guidelines. The following pharmacotherapies are collected as part of this data cluster:

  • Aspirin
  • Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor
  • Angiotensin II receptor blocker
  • Antithrombin
  • Beta-blocker
  • Clopidogrel
  • Fibrinolytic
  • Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa receptor antagonist
  • Statin

The pharmacotherapy cluster collects information on the type of pharmacotherapies prescribed and the timing of each prescription.

Source and reference attributes

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

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Acute coronary syndrome (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 01/09/2012

Acute coronary syndrome (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 02/05/2013

Acute coronary syndrome (clinical) NBPDS Health, Candidate 15/05/2017

Acute coronary syndrome (clinical) NBPDS 2013- Health, Standard 02/05/2013

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-Person with acute coronary syndrome—pharmacotherapy type prescribed in hospital, code N[N]Mandatory10
-Person with acute coronary syndrome—pharmacotherapy type taken post discharge from hospital, code N[N]Mandatory7
-Person—fibrinolytic drug administered, code NConditional1
-Person—intravenous fibrinolytic therapy date, DDMMYYYYConditional1
-Person—intravenous fibrinolytic therapy time, hhmmConditional1
-Person—reason for non prescription of pharmacotherapy, code NConditional9
-Person—timing of ACE-inhibitor prescription, code NConditional5
-Person—timing of angiotensin II receptor blocker prescription, code NConditional5
-Person—timing of antithrombin therapy prescription, code NConditional4
-Person—timing of aspirin prescription, code NConditional5
-Person—timing of beta-blocker prescription, code NConditional5
-Person—timing of clopidogrel prescription, code NConditional5
-Person—timing of glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitor prescription, code NConditional4
-Person—timing of statin prescription, code NConditional5
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