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Prison dischargee—opioid substitution program continuation on release indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termOpioid substitution program continuation on release indicator
Synonymous names:Help on this termOpioid replacement program continuation on release indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term624781
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 28/04/2016
Definition:Help on this term

An indicator of a prison dischargee's plan to continue participation in a treatment program for opioid dependence on release, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Prison dischargee—opioid substitution program continuation on release indicator

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Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Yes
2No
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Unknown

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

For use in Prisoner health data collections. If this value domain is used with other metadata then 'Unknown' would map to code 8.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Opiate substitution program refers to a program for opiate addicts which aims to:

  • reduce the harm associated with drug use;
  • improve overall quality of life; and
  • ease the discomfort of withdrawing from heroin.

It includes both:

  • maintenance (or long term) programs, where the goal is to reduce the harm associated with drug use and to improve overall quality of life; and
  • withdrawal (or short term) programs, where methadone is used to ease the discomfort of withdrawing from heroin.
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Examples of opioid substitution programs include methadone, naltrexone, buprenorphine, suboxone and LAAM.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Prison dischargee—opioid substitution program continuation on release indicator, yes/no code N Health, Superseded 28/04/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Opioid pharmacotherapy treatment program cluster Health, Standard 28/04/2016

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