Raised troponins (categorical) (primary care)
Name troponins_cat_gprd
Chapter Circulatory disease/Myocardial infarction
Definition
GPRD record of troponin T or I, with categorical results.
Data Type Categorical
Data sources GPRD
Repeated Yes
Valid event date range 01/01/1900 - 25/03/2010
Agreed 08/04/2011, 17/05/2011 (Revision 1)
Category Definition
0 Test not done
1 Results normal
2 Results potentially abnormal
3 Results abnormal
4 Results not recorded
5 Code conflict (normal/potentially abnormal)
6 Code conflict (normal/abnormal)
7 Code conflict (potentially abnormal/abnormal)
Implementation
IF Read code = troponins codelist, THEN gprd_troponins_cat = appropriate

category

IF Read code = troponins codelist AND enttype = 201 or 288 THEN

gprd_troponins_cat = relevant category (based on data4)

ELSE gprd_troponins = 0
Codelist version1
Codelist authorsJulie George, Emily Herrett, Liam Smeeth, Harry Hemingway
Creation date05 May 2011
Category (code) Clinical code Clinical term Datasource lookup
Results normal (1) 44p3.00 Cardiac troponin negative 97137
Results abnormal (3) 44p2.00 Cardiac troponin positive 97001
Results not recorded (4) 44MC.00 Serum troponin T level 13803
Results not recorded (4) 44ME.00 Plasma troponin I level 13806
Results not recorded (4) 44MG.00 Serum troponin I level 13800
Results not recorded (4) 44MH.00 Plasma troponin T level 43984
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