Person—erectile dysfunction extent, SHIM score NN

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Erectile dysfunction extent
METeOR identifier:481924
Registration status:Health, Standard 14/05/2015
Definition:The total Sexual Health Inventory for Men (SHIM) score assessing the extent of erectile dysfunction in a person, as represented by a number.
Data Element Concept:Person—erectile dysfunction extent

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Maximum character length:2

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:The total SHIM score for erectile dysfunction. This score ranges from 1 to 25, with lower scores indicating greater erectile dysfunction.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Cancer Australia

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

The total SHIM score assessing erectile dysfunction (ED). This score is a composite of 5 items that is used to screen for, diagnose and assess the severity of male erectile dysfunction.

The score recorded should be from first presentation to a specialist or hospital/treatment centre.

Scores range from 1 to 25, with scores indicating the following:

  • 1-7 Severe ED
  • 8-11 Moderate ED
  • 12-16 Mild to Moderate ED
  • 17-21 Mild ED

This should be collected in conjunction with Erectile dysfunction assessment date.

Collection methods:Collect from patient medical records.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Cancer Australia
Reference documents:Rosen RC, Cappelleri JC, Smith MD, Lipsky J, Peña BM (1999). Development and evaluation of an abridged, 5-item version of the International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF) as a diagnostic tool for erectile dysfunction. International Journal of Impotence Research 11: 319−326.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

See also Person—erectile dysfunction assessment date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 14/05/2015

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

Prostate cancer (clinical) NBPDS Health, Standard 14/05/2015

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