Raised cardiac markers
Name Elev_marker
Chapter MINAP/Clinical features and investigations
Definition
Identifies if cardiac biomarkers are raised during the acute phase of this admission. The local reference limit should be confirmed with your clinical chenmistry department.
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 No An absence of any rise in cardiac bio- markers ( usually troponin ) to a value above the 99th centile of the upper reference limit for the assay used.
1 Yes An rise in cardiac bio- markers ( usually troponin ) to a value above the 99th centile of the upper reference limit for the assay used.
9 Unknown If the patient dies before bloods are taken enter Unknown
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