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Reason(s) treatment not administered code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term428262
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 08/05/2014
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing the reason(s) treatment was not administered.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Advanced age
2Comorbid conditions
3Poor performance status
4Patient died prior to planned or recommended treatment
5Patient or family declined treatment
Supplementary values:Help on this term
88Other
97Not applicable-treatment administered to patient
98Unknown whether treatment administered to patient
99Treatment not administered to patient but reasons not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Record all the reasons why treatment was not administered.

Codes 1-3 should be recorded when it is a clinician’s decision to not administer treatment.

Code 5 should be recorded when it is a patient or family’s decision to decline treatment.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia

Relational attributes

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Person with cancer—reason(s) treatment not administered, code N Health, Standard 08/05/2014

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