Person with cancer—pelvic lymph node dissection indicator, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Pelvic lymph node dissection indicator
METeOR identifier:587599
Registration status:Health, Standard 14/05/2015
Definition:An indicator of the occurrence of a pelvic lymph node dissection in a person with cancer, as represented by a code.
Context:Pelvic lymph node dissection is used to determine the presence of lymph node metastasis in people with cancer in the pelvic region.
Data Element Concept:Person with cancer—pelvic lymph node dissection 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:
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

CODE 9    Not stated/inadequately described

This code is not for use in primary data collections.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Record whether a pelvic lymph node dissection was completed in a person with cancer.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Cancer Australia

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

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