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Psychosocial services type code N[N]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term430759
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 08/05/2014
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing the type of psychosocial services.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[N]
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
Permissible values:Help on this term
3Social worker
4Specialist nurse or nurse counsellor
5Cancer or volunteer support group
6Individual peer support
7Counsellor or bereavement counsellor
8Pastoral care
9Community services
Supplementary values:Help on this term
97Not applicable-patient not referred to psychosocial services
98Unknown whether patient referred to psychosocial services
99Patient referred to psychosocial services but type not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Record the psychosocial service a person with cancer was referred to. Where multiple psychosocial services were referred to, this item should be recorded multiple times.

Pastoral care refers to counselling provided by pastors, chaplains, clergy and other religious leaders or spiritual advisors.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia
Reference documents:Help on this termCancer Institute NSW & NSW Health Department 2006. NSW clinical cancer registration: minimum data set data dictionary, version 1.9. Sydney: Cancer Institute NSW

Relational attributes

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Person with cancer—psychosocial services type, code N[N] Health, Standard 08/05/2014

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