Corticosteroid therapy (primary care)
Name corticosteroid_therapy_gprd
Chapter Musculoskeletal diseases/Rheumatoid arthritis
Definition
Evidence of corticosteroid therapy in primary care.
Data Type Categorical
Data sources GPRD
Dictionaries Read
Repeated Yes
Valid event date range 01/01/1900 - 25/03/2010
Agreed 27/06/2013 (Revision 1)
Category Definition
1 Corticosteroid therapy
Implementation
Category assigned based on code list.
Codelist version1
Codelist authorsMar Pujades
Creation date27 June 2013
Category (code) Read code Read term CPRD Medcode
Corticosteroid therapy (1) 14P8.00 H/O: prolonged corticosteroid therapy 28640
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