In patient managment of hyperglycaemia/ diabetes
Name Diabetes_inhosp
Chapter MINAP/Drug use (during admission)
Treatment given during the first 24 hours (or longer), even if this regime is subsequently changed. Each insulin regime may be in combination with oral therapy. Diabetic treatment should be redorded regardless of whether the patient is knowen to be diabetic or presents for the first time with hyperglycaemia.
Data Type Categorical
Data sources MINAP
Repeated No
Valid event date range 01/01/2003 - 08/06/2009
Agreed 01/12/2010 (Revision 9.1)
Category DefinitionNotes
0 None No pharmacological diabetic treatment was given during the admission. See option 7.
1 Glucose insulin regime Insulin by pump with additional IV glucose according to local protocol.
2 Insulin pump Insulin by pump
3 Multi dose insulin 3 or more individual doses of subcutaneous insulin/24 hours, either as regular doses or sliding scale insulin. This may be a continuation of the preadmission regime where 3 or more doses /day was used.
4 Other pre-admission insulin regime Insulin regime of 2 or less doses per 24 hours.
5 Oral medication only Any form of oral medication without any insulin.
7 Diet only For known diabetics continuing (low carbohydrate) diet without additional medication.
9 Unknown
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