(48a) Shortness of Breath With Exertion: Admission

SAS Name

A code which indicates whether the patient reports one or more episodes of becoming 'breathless' or short of breath (dyspneic), or the patient is observed to be short of breath with mild exertion, such as during bathing or transferring, on at least one occasion at the time of admission.

Code Code value
0 No
1 Yes