Neurodegenerative diseases and commonly prescribed drugs code lists

Medical code lists are provided for defining dementia subtypes, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, hypertension, hypercholesterolaemia and type 2 diabetes. Corresponding product code lists are also provided for the treatment of these conditions.

ICD-10 equivalent code lists for dementia subtypes

ICD-10 code lists used to define dementia subtypes in linked data from the Hospital Episode Statistic (HES) inpatient dataset and the Office of National Statistics (ONS) death registry. These lists are used as the ‘gold standard’ to test the sensitivity and specificity of  dementia subtypes defined using the CPRD medical code lists.