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Measure: Sudden Cardiac Arrest   #040700

Definition: Measure to assess if patient died of sudden cardiac arrest.

Purpose: To determine if a patient died of sudden cardiac arrest through a physician's assessment of the patient's conditions and medical record abstraction to make a determination of the probability of coronary heart disease, peripheral vascular disease and cerebral vascular disease.


Essential Measures

Current Age
Related Measures

Arrhythmia (Atrial and Ventricular)

Keywords: cardiovascular, coronary heart disease, cerebral vascular disease, autopsy, Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities, ARIC, Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis, MESA, heart attack, sudden cardiac arrest, SCA, sudden cardiac death, SCD, chest pain, coronary heart disease, CHD, near fatal arrhythmia, external cardiac defibrillation, implantable pacemaker, personal history

Measure Release Date: September 9, 2009

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