RepresentationThis representation is based on the value domain for this data element, more information is available at " Clinical evidence status code N ".
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|Value||Meaning||Start Date||End Date|
|Permissible Values||1||Objective evidence|
|2||No objective evidence|
Guide for use:
For peripheral artery disease, objective evidence is coded where the diagnosis is derived from and substantiated by clinical documentation for a patient with a history of either chronic or acute occlusion or narrowing of the arterial lumen in the aorta or extremities.
For aortic aneurysm, objective evidence is coded when the diagnosis of aneurysmal dilatation of the aorta (thoracic and or abdominal) is supported and substantiated by appropriate documentation of objective testing.
For renal artery stenosis, objective evidence is coded when the diagnosis of functional stenosis of one or both renal arteries is present and is supported and substantiated by appropriate documentation of objective testing.
|Inclusion in Data Set Specifications||3|
|Inclusion in Data Distributions||0|
|As a numerator in an Indicator||0|
|As a denominator in an Indicator||0|
|As a disaggregation in an Indicator||0|