Cancer treatment—primary course of chemotherapy delay reason, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Primary course of chemotherapy delay reason
METeOR identifier:424458
Registration status:Health, Standard 08/05/2014
Definition:The reason for a delay in the primary course of chemotherapy for cancer treatment, as represented by a code.   
Data Element Concept:Cancer treatment—primary course of chemotherapy delay reason

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Delay due to toxicity
2Delay due to other complication
3Delay due to patient decision
8Other
Supplementary values:
9Not stated/inadequately described

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Cancer Australia

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Record the reason that there was a delay in the primary course of chemotherapy.
Collection methods:Collect from patient medical records.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Cancer Australia
Reference documents:Cancer Australia Working Group, 2010.

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:
All attributes +

Gynaecological cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 14/05/2015

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

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