Patient—radiotherapy start date

Metadata item type:Data Element Concept
METeOR identifier:448145
Registration status:Health, Standard 07/12/2011
ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018
Definition:The date on which a patient commences a course of radiotherapy treatment.

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Identifying and definitional attributes

Object class:Patient
Definition:

A person for whom a health service accepts responsibility for treatment and/or care.

Specialisation of:Person/group of persons

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Property attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Property:Radiotherapy start date
Definition:

The date on which radiotherapy commenced.

Radiotherapy is the treatment of disease by means of ionizing radiation.

Property group:Entry into service event

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Cancer Australia
Reference documents:Dorland I, Newman WA 2003. Dorland's illustrated medical dictionary (30th edn). Philadelphia: Saunders p1564

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Patient—radiotherapy start date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 07/12/2011
ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018