PERSON OBSERVATION HISTORY (HYPERTENSION)

Format/length: n1
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes: 9 - Unknown

Notes:
Derive from PERSON OBSERVATION history.

Identifies if the patient has hypertension.

A patient is defined as having hypertension if they are receiving treatment or dietary advice or if blood pressure has been recorded at greater than 140/90 on at least two occasions prior to admission.

The derived values ares:

0 - No
1 - Yes

CCAD item name:
Hypertension

 

This data element is also known by these names:

Context Alias
plural PERSON OBSERVATION HISTORY (HYPERTENSION)