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Cancer treatment—primary surgical treatment complication indicator, yes/no/unknown code N

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termSurgical treatment complication indicator
Synonymous names:Help on this termCritical event indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term546455
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 08/05/2014
Definition:Help on this termAn indicator of the occurrence of treatment complications within 30 days of primary surgery for cancer treatment, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Cancer treatment—primary surgical treatment complication indicator

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

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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

Guide for use:Help on this term

Record the whether there were any critical events/treatment complications within 30 days of primary surgery for cancer treatment. These include:

  • Unplanned return to theatre
  • Death within 30 days of surgery
  • Post-operative fistula
  • Intra-operative haemorrhage (more than 6 units of transfusion)
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Unplanned transfer to intensive care unit (ICU)
  • Post-operative hospital stay of greater than 21 days
Collection methods:Help on this termCollect from medical records.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia
Reference documents:Help on this term

Gynaecology Oncology Subspecialty Practice Improvement Critical Project (GO SPICE)

Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG)

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Gynaecological cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 14/05/2015

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

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