Behaviour-related risk factor intervention code NN

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Value Domain
METeOR identifier:270741
Registration status:Health, Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:

A code set representing type of intervention taken for a behaviour-related risk factor.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:String
Format:NN
Maximum character length:2
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
01No intervention
02Information and education (not including written regimen)
03Counselling
04Pharmacotherapy
05Referral provided to a health professional
06Referral to a community program, support group or service
07Written regimen provided
08Surgery
98Other
Supplementary values:
99Not stated/inadequately defined

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

CODE 01     No intervention

Refers to no intervention taken with regard to the behaviour-related risk factor intervention-purpose.

CODE 02     Information and education (not including written regimen)

Refers to where there is no treatment provided to the patient for a behaviour-related risk factor intervention-purpose other than information and education.

CODE 03     Counselling

Refers to any method of individual or group counselling directed towards the behaviour-related risk factor intervention-purpose. This code excludes counselling activities that are part of referral options as defined in code 05 and 06.

CODE 04     Pharmacotherapy

Refers to pharmacotherapies that are prescribed or recommended for the management of the behaviour-related risk factor intervention-purpose.

CODE 05     Referral provided to a health professional

Refers to a referral to a health professional who has the expertise to assist the patient manage the behaviour-related risk factor intervention-purpose.

CODE 06     Referral to a community program, support group or service

Refers to a referral to community program, support group or service that has the expertise and resources to assist the patient manage the behaviour-related risk factor intervention-purpose.

CODE 07     Written regimen provided

Refers to the provision of a written regimen (nutrition plan, exercise prescription, smoking contract) given to the patient to assist them with the management of the behaviour-related risk factor intervention-purpose.

CODE 08     Surgery

Refers to a surgical procedure undertaken to assist the patient with the management of the behaviour-related risk factor intervention-purpose.

Relational attributes

Data elements implementing this value domain:

Episode of care—behaviour-related risk factor intervention, code NN Health, Superseded 17/10/2018

Episode of care—behaviour-related risk factor intervention, code NN Health, Standard 17/10/2018