Cancer treatment—treatment complication type, gynaecological cancer-related radiotherapy code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Radiotherapy treatment complication type
METeOR identifier:424314
Registration status:Health, Standard 08/05/2014
Definition:The type (or types) of treatment complication occurring within 30 days of radiotherapy for women with gynaecological cancer, as represented by a code.
Context:For monitoring side effects of radiotherapy in 30 days post-treatment.
Data Element Concept:Cancer treatment—treatment complication type

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
1Bowel obstruction requiring surgery
2Fistula requiring stoma formation
3Pelvic insufficiency
Supplementary values:
9Not stated/inadequately described

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Cancer Australia
Reference documents:

NBOCC Working Group, 2008  

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

Record the code for the type/s of treatment complication/s that occur within 30 days of the primary course of radiotherapy for gynaecological cancer.

This item can be recorded multiple times to account for multiple treatment complications.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Cancer Australia
Reference documents:NBOCC Working Group, 2008 

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:
All attributes +

Gynaecological cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 14/05/2015

DSS specific attributes +

Gynaecological cancer (clinical) NBPDS Health, Standard 14/05/2015

DSS specific attributes +