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Estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) result code N[A]

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Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term503008
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 21/11/2013
Indigenous, Endorsed 13/03/2015
Definition:Help on this termA code set identifying the estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) result.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termN[A]
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Kidney function stage 1
2Kidney function stage 2
3aKidney function stage 3a
3bKidney function stage 3b
4Kidney function stage 4
5Kidney function stage 5

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 1   Kidney function stage 1

Use this code when the estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) is greater than or equal to 90 (ml/min/1.73m²).

CODE 2   Kidney function stage 2

Use this code when the estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) is greater than or equal to 60 but less than 90 (ml/min/1.73m²).

CODE 3a   Kidney function stage 3a

Use this code when the estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) is greater than or equal to 45 but less than 60 (ml/min/1.73m²).

CODE 3a   Kidney function stage 3b

Use this code when the estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) is greater than or equal to 30 but less than 45 (ml/min/1.73m²).

CODE 4   Kidney function stage 4

Use this code when the estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) is greater than or equal to 15 but less than 30 (ml/min/1.73m²).

CODE 5   Kidney function stage 5

Use this code when the estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) is less than 15 (ml/min/1.73m²).

Comments:Help on this term

The estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) is a measure of the amount of fluid that passes through the kidneys per unit time.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW)

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Person—estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) result, code N[A] Health, Standard 21/11/2013
Indigenous, Endorsed 13/03/2015

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