Electrocardiogram (ECG) change location code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Value Domain
METeOR identifier:356842
Registration status:Health, Standard 01/10/2008
Definition:A code set representing the area in which the change is located on the electrocardiogram (ECG).

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Inferior leads: II, III, aVF
2Anterior leads: V1 to V4
3Lateral leads: I, aVL, V5 to V6
4True posterior: V1 V2
Supplementary values:
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

CODE 4     True posterior: V1 V2

True posterior is relevant only for tall R waves.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Electrocardiogram (ECG) change location code N Health, Superseded 01/10/2008

Data elements implementing this value domain:

Electrocardiogram—change location, code N Health, Standard 01/10/2008