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Person with cancer—clinical emergency indicator, code A

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termPerson with cancer-clinical emergency indicator
Synonymous names:Help on this termPER_EMERGENCY_INDICATOR
METeOR identifier:Help on this term555675
Registration status:Help on this termWA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015
Definition:Help on this termThe code that represents whether or not the treatment required for the person with cancer is clinically assessed as an emergency.
Data Element Concept:Person with cancer—clinical emergency indicator

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Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termA
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
NNo - the treating clinician has assessed the waiting time for treatment can exceed 24 hours
YYes - the treating clinician has assessed the waiting time for treatment cannot exceed 24 hours
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UUnknown

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

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This is a mandatory data item for national reporting in the:

Radiotherapy waiting times DSS 2013-15

Radiotherapy waiting times NMDS 2015-

Establishments that are in scope for national reporting are only those health care establishments that provide megavoltage external beam radiotherapy treatment.

 

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See also Patient—clinical emergency indicator, yes/no code N Health, Standard 07/12/2011, ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018

See also Radiotherapy waiting times DSS 2013-15 Health, Superseded 13/11/2013

See also Radiotherapy waiting times NMDS 2015-2018 Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

See also Radiotherapy waiting times NMDS 2018- Health, Standard 25/01/2018, ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

WA Health Non-Admitted Patient Activity and Wait List Data Collection (NAPAAWL DC) 2013-14 WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015

DSS specific attributes +

WA Health Non-Admitted Patient Activity and Wait List Data Collection (NAPAAWL DC) 2014-15 WA Health, Endorsed 24/04/2015

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