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Cancer treatment—specialist support services indicator, yes/no/unknown code N

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termSpecialist support services indicator
Synonymous names:Help on this termSpecialist support services; Allied health services
METeOR identifier:Help on this term462083
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 04/02/2015
Definition:Help on this termAn indicator of whether specialist support services have been used during treatment for cancer, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Cancer treatment—specialist support services indicator

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Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
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Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

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Record whether the patient used specialist support services as part of their care during a round of treatment for cancer.

Specialist support services include community services, allied health services and other hospital support service, such as the use of psychiatrists, psychologists, physiotherapists, social workers, specialist nurses/nurse counsellors, cancer support or volunteer support groups, individual peer support services, counsellor/bereavement counsellor and pastoral care workers.
Collection methods:Help on this termThis information should be sought from the patient's medical record or collected in multi-disciplinary team meetings.
Comments:Help on this termThis information is used to evaluate the quality of care for patients with cancer, and may have implications for access to, and the provision of, cancer services.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia

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See also Cancer treatment—specialist support services type, code N[N] Health, Standard 04/02/2015

See also Cancer treatment—specialist support services type, text X[X(99)] Health, Standard 04/02/2015

See also Person with cancer—date of referral to palliative care services, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 08/05/2014

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Adolescent and young adult cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 14/05/2015

Adolescent and young adult cancer (clinical) NBPDS Health, Standard 14/05/2015

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