Person with cancer—referral to psychosocial services indicator, yes/no/unknown code N
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Referral to psychosocial services indicator|
|Definition:||An indicator of whether a person with cancer has been directed to psychosocial services as part of their cancer treatment or follow-up, as represented by a code.|
|Data Element Concept:||Person with cancer—referral to psychosocial services indicator|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||1|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
Record whether the patient was referred to psychosocial services such as psychological interventions, counselling, spiritual support or domiciliary care.
|Comments:||This information is used to evaluate the quality of psychosocial care for patients, and may have implications for access to, and the provision of, services.|
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
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