Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Variation from planned treatment indicator|
|Definition:||An indicator of whether the course of treatment for cancer received varied from the initial treatment plan, as represented by a code.|
|Data Element Concept:||Cancer treatment—variation from planned treatment indicator|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||1|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
Record whether the course of treatment for cancer received varied from the planned treatment. Variation to treatment may be due to many reasons, including, but not limited to lack of response to treatment, side effects or patient choice.
CODE 1 Yes
To be recorded if treatment was stopped or there was any variation in the treatment type, delivery and/or dose.
CODE 2 No
To be recorded if the treatment plan for the course of treatment for cancer was followed without variation.
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||Cancer Australia|
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|