Atrial fibrillation diagnosis (secondary care)
Name af_hes
Chapter Circulatory disease/Atrial fibrillation
Atrial fibrillation diagnosis in secondary care (HES)
Data Type Categorical
Data sources HES
Dictionaries ICD 10
Repeated Yes
Valid event date range 01/01/1996 - 31/08/2010
Agreed 14/02/2013 (Revision 1)
Category Definition
0 Not recorded
1 History of atrial fibrillation or flutter
2 Possible atrial fibrillation (codes relating to monitoring)
3 Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
4 Persistent or permanent atrial fibrillation
5 Atrial fibrillation, not otherwise specified
6 Atrial fibrillation or flutter
7 Atrial flutter
Category assigned based on code list.
Codelist version3
Codelist authorsKatherine Morley, Anoop Shah, Julie George
Creation date14 Feb 2013
Warning! Unless explicitly noted otherwise, three-digit ICD10/OPCS4 codes also include all codes below them.
Category (code) ICD10 code ICD10 term
Atrial fibrillation or flutter (6) I48 Atrial fibrillation and flutter
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