Cardiac arrest (secondary care)
Name arrest_hes
Chapter Circulatory disease/Myocardial infarction
Cardiac arrest or ventricular arrythmia recorded in HES
Data Type Categorical
Data sources HES
Repeated Yes
Valid event date range 01/01/1996 - 31/08/2010
Agreed 29/10/2013 (Revision 2)
Category Definition
1 History of ventricular tachycardia
2 History of ventricular fibrillation
3 History of cardiac implant
4 Ventricular tachycardia
5 Ventricular fibrillation
6 Implanted cardiac defibrillation device
7 Asystole/EMD/cardiac arrest/resusc
8 Re-entry ventricular arrhythmia
Category assigned based on code list.
Codelist version2
Codelist authorsAnoop Shah, Julie George, Emily Herrett
Creation date29 Oct 2013
Warning! Unless explicitly noted otherwise, three-digit ICD10/OPCS4 codes also include all codes below them.
Category (code) ICD10 code ICD10 term
Ventricular tachycardia (4) I472 Ventricular tachycardia
Ventricular fibrillation (5) I490 Ventricular fibrillation and flutter
Asystole/EMD/cardiac arrest/resusc (7) I460 Cardiac arrest with successful resuscitation
Asystole/EMD/cardiac arrest/resusc (7) I469 Cardiac arrest, unspecified
Re-entry ventricular arrhythmia (8) I470 Re-entry ventricular arrhythmia
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