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Person—medication type, medication type (ATC/DDD) code A[{NN}AA{NN}]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termMedication type
METeOR identifier:Help on this term365469
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 25/08/2011
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
Definition:Help on this termThe type of prescribed medication administered to a person, as represented by a code
Context:Help on this termPublic health, health care and clinical settings.
Data Element Concept:Person—medication type

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Classification scheme:The Anatomical, Therapeutic, Chemical Classification System with Defined Daily Doses (ATC/DDD)
Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termA[{NN}AA{NN}]
Maximum character length:Help on this term7

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element attributes

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:Help on this termWorld Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Drug Statistics Methodology 2009. ATC/DDD Index 2010. Norway: Norwegian Institute of Public Health.

Relational attributes

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See also Person—medication type, text [X(40)] Health, Standard 28/04/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
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Prisoners in custody prescription medications NBEDS Health, Standard 28/04/2016

DSS specific attributes +

Prisoners in custody repeat medications DSS Health, Superseded 28/04/2016

DSS specific attributes +
Implementation in Indicators:Help on this termUsed as numerator
National Health Performance Authority: Healthy Communities: Percentage of GP management occasions in which psychotropics were prescribed in the management of depression or anxiety 2009-2013 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
National Health Performance Authority: Healthy Communities: Percentage of GP management occasions in which statins were prescribed in the management of a selected cardiovascular risk condition 2009-2013 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
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