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Intention of treatment code AAA

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term555693
Registration status:Help on this termWA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015
Definition:Help on this termA set of alphabetic characters that represents the intention of the treatment for a disease.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termAAA
Maximum character length:Help on this term3
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
PROProphylactic
CURCurative
PALPalliative
Supplementary values:Help on this term
OTHOther
NSPNot specified
UNKUnknown

Collection and usage attributes

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Code PRO   Prophylactic

This code is used for treatment to prevent the occurrence or spread of disease.

Code CUR   Curative

This code is used when treatment is given for control of the disease.

Code PAL   Palliative

This code is used when treatment is given primarily for the purpose of pain control. Other benefits of the treatment are considered secondary contributions to quality of life.

Relational attributes

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Person with cancer—intention of treatment, code AAA WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015

Person with cancer—intention of treatment, code AAA WA Health, Endorsed 01/06/2017

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