Intention of treatment code N
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Value Domain|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 08/05/2014|
WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015
|Definition:||A code set representing the intention of the treatment for a disease.|
|Maximum character length:||1|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
CODE 1 Prophylactic
This code is used for treatment to prevent the occurrence or spread of disease.
CODE 2 Curative
This code is used when treatment is given for control of the disease.
CODE 3 Palliative
This code is used when treatment is given primarily for the purpose of pain control. Other benefits of the treatment are considered secondary contributions to quality of life.
CODE 9 Not stated/inadequately described
This code is used when treatment was administered and the intention was not stated or was inadequately described. This code is not intended for use in primary data collection but can be assigned for reporting purposes where there is missing data.
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Intention of cancer treatment code N Health, Superseded 12/05/2014
Has been superseded by Intention of treatment code N Health, Standard 13/11/2014
|Data elements implementing this value domain:|
Patient—intention of treatment, code N Health, Superseded 13/11/2014
Person with cancer—second-line treatment intention, code N Health, Superseded 14/05/2015