Person with cancer—comorbidities

Metadata item type:Data Element Concept
METeOR identifier:432991
Registration status:Health, Standard 08/05/2014
Definition:Describes the comorbidities present at the time of diagnosis in a person with cancer.

Object Class attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Object class:Person with cancer

A person who has been diagnosed with a cancer.

Specialisation of:Person/group of persons

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Property attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Definition:A pathologic or disease process concomitant with but unrelated to the primary disease. For example, a person diagnosed with lung cancer may also have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Property group:Illness and/or Injury event

Source and reference attributes

Reference documents:Stedman TL 2006. Stedman's Medical Dictionary. 28th edition. Maryland: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, page 417

Data element concept attributes

Relational attributes

Data Elements implementing this Data Element Concept:

Person with cancer—comorbidities, Colinet defined comorbidities code N[N] Health, Standard 08/05/2014

Person with cancer—comorbidities, text X[X(99)] Health, Standard 14/05/2015