Table 2

Patient inclusion criteria

ConditionInclusion criteria
StrokePatients aged 18 years and older, with a principal diagnosis code of acute ischaemic stroke OR not specified stroke. Include patients with a principal diagnosis code of: (1) ICD 10 I63 or (2) ICD 10 I64
AMIPatients aged 18 years and older, with a principal diagnosis code of AMI according to: (1) ICD 10 I21 or ICD 10 I22 and (2) ECG changes associated with STEMI: new LBBB or persistent ST-segment elevation ≥1 mm in two or more contiguous ECG leads and (3) blood sampling shows elevated serum markers of myocardial necrosis for creatine kinase MB form and troponins
Hip fracturePatients aged 65 years and older, with at least one of the primary diagnosis criteria of: (1) fractura colli femoris (ICD 10 S72.0) or (2) fractura pertrochanterica (ICD 10 S72.1) or (3) fractura subtrochanterica femoris (ICD 10 S72.2)
  • AMI, acute myocardial infarction; ICD, International Classification of Diseases; LBBB, left bundle branch block; MB, myocardial band; STEMI, ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction.