Hospitalisation for myocardial infarction (primary care)
Name mi_admit_gprd
Chapter Circulatory disease/Myocardial infarction
Definition
Read codes for hospital admission which are compatible with an admission for acute myocardial infarction. Most of these codes do not explicitly state that the reason for admission is myocardial infarction; it may be for other cardiological or acute medical problems.
Data Type Categorical
Data sources GPRD
Dictionaries Read
Repeated Yes
Valid event date range 01/01/1900 - 25/03/2010
Agreed 17/09/2012 (Revision 1)
Category Definition
1 Admission for cardiological or acute medical emergency
2 Other admission codes compatible with myocardial infarction
Implementation
Category assigned based on code list.
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Category (code) Read code Read term CPRD Medcode
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