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Patient—intention of treatment, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termIntention of treatment
METeOR identifier:Help on this term448134
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 13/11/2014
WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015
Definition:Help on this termThe reason treatment is provided to a patient, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Patient—intention of treatment

Value domain attributes

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
1Prophylactic
2Curative
3Palliative
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

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.

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Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Has been superseded by Patient—intention of treatment, code N Health, Standard 13/11/2014

See also Person with cancer—intention of treatment, code AAA WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015

See also Person with cancer—intention of treatment, code AAA WA Health, Endorsed 01/06/2017

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
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WA Health Non-Admitted Patient Activity and Wait List Data Collection (NAPAAWL DC) 2013-14 WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015

DSS specific attributes +

WA Health Non-Admitted Patient Activity and Wait List Data Collection (NAPAAWL DC) 2014-15 WA Health, Endorsed 24/04/2015

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