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Person with cancer—referral to psychosocial services indicator, yes/no/unknown code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termReferral to psychosocial services indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term519990
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 08/05/2014
Definition:Help on this termAn indicator of whether a person with cancer has been directed to psychosocial services as part of their cancer treatment or follow-up, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Person with cancer—referral to psychosocial services indicator

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
1Yes
2No
Supplementary values:Help on this term
8Unknown

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Collection and usage attributes

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Record whether the patient was referred to psychosocial services such as psychological interventions, counselling, spiritual support or domiciliary care.

Comments:Help on this termThis information is used to evaluate the quality of psychosocial care for patients, and may have implications for access to, and the provision of, services.

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Lung cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 14/05/2015

Lung cancer (clinical) NBPDS Health, Standard 14/05/2015

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