Adolescent and young adult cancer healthcare provider type code N[N]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Value Domain
METeOR identifier:457930
Registration status:Health, Standard 04/02/2015
Definition:A code set representing the healthcare provider types for adolescents and young adults with cancer.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N[N]
Maximum character length:2
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Specialist adolescent or young adult with cancer centre or team
2Cancer centre
3Paediatric cancer centre
4General hospital
5General paediatric hospital
88Other
Supplementary values:
99Unknown

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

Record the code that most accurately represents the healthcare provider in charge of primary treatment of an adolescent or young adult patient with cancer.

Cancer centres treat patients of all age groups with cancer, paediatric cancer centres treat cancer patients who are under 18 years of age, general hospitals treat patients of all age groups with varying healthcare requirements, and general paediatric hospitals treat patients who are under 18 years of age with varying healthcare requirements. 

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Cancer Australia

Relational attributes

Data elements implementing this value domain:

Person with cancer—adolescent and young adult cancer healthcare provider type, code N[N] Health, Standard 04/02/2015