Sudden death (secondary care)
Name sudden_death_hes
Chapter Mortality/Death recording
Definition
Sudden death, including sudden cardiac death, recorded in secondary care (HES)
Data Type Categorical
Data sources HES
Repeated Yes
Valid event date range 01/01/1996 - 31/08/2010
Agreed 05/05/2011 (Revision 1)
Category Definition
2 Sudden death
3 Sudden cardiac death
Implementation
Category assigned based on code list
Codelist version2
Codelist authorsAnoop Shah, Julie George
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
Sudden death (2) R96 Other sudden death, cause unknown
Sudden cardiac death (3) I461 Sudden cardiac death, so described
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