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Person—medication type, text [X(40)]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termMedication type
METeOR identifier:Help on this term624732
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 28/04/2016
Definition:Help on this termThe type of prescribed medication administered to a person, as represented by text.
Context:Help on this termPublic health, health care and clinical settings.
Data Element Concept:Person—medication type

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termText
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this term[X(40)]
Maximum character length:Help on this term40

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termThis data element should be used in conjunction with the data element: Person—medication type, medication type (ATC/DDD) code A[{NN}AA{NN}] to specify Other types of prescribed medications administered to a person.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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See also Person—medication type, medication type (ATC/DDD) code A[{NN}AA{NN}] Health, Standard 25/08/2011, National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Prisoners in custody prescription medications NBEDS Health, Standard 28/04/2016

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