Cancer treatment—variation from planned treatment indicator, yes/no/unknown code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Variation from planned treatment indicator
METeOR identifier:468365
Registration status:Health, Standard 04/02/2015
Definition:An indicator of whether the course of treatment for cancer received varied from the initial treatment plan, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Cancer treatment—variation from planned treatment indicator

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Yes
2No
Supplementary values:
8Unknown

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

Record whether the course of treatment for cancer received varied from the planned treatment. Variation to treatment may be due to many reasons, including, but not limited to lack of response to treatment, side effects or patient choice.

CODE 1   Yes

To be recorded if treatment was stopped or there was any variation in the treatment type, delivery and/or dose.

CODE 2   No

To be recorded if the treatment plan for the course of treatment for cancer was followed without variation.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Cancer Australia

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:
All attributes +

Adolescent and young adult cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 14/05/2015

DSS specific attributes +

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

DSS specific attributes +