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Person—type of opioid pharmacotherapy treatment, code N

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termType of opioid pharmacotherapy treatment
METeOR identifier:Help on this term634297
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 28/04/2016
Definition:Help on this term

The type of opioid pharmacotherapy administered to a person, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Person—type of opioid pharmacotherapy treatment

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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
1Methadone
2Other opioid pharmacotherapy

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 1   Methadone

Includes treatment programs whereby the administered opioid substitute is methadone.

CODE 2   Other opioid pharmacotherapy

Includes opioid replacement programs such as naltrexone, buprenorphine, suboxone or levacetylmethadyl (LAAM). 

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Reference documents:Help on this term

Kastelic A, Pont J & Stover H 2008. Opioid substitution treatment in custodial settings: a practical guide. Oldenburg: BIS-Verlag.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

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This data element should be used in conjunction with the data elements: Person—previous opioid pharmacotherapy treatment program indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code N and Person—current opioid pharmacotherapy treatment program indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code N to provide information on a person's history of opioid pharmacotherapy treatment.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Reference documents:Help on this term

Dolan KA, Hall W & Wodak A 1996. Methadone maintenance reduces injecting in prison. British Medical Journal 312:1162.

Kastelic A, Pont J & Stover H 2008. Opioid substitution treatment in custodial settings: a practical guide. Oldenburg: BIS-Verlag.

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See also Person—current opioid pharmacotherapy treatment program indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code N Health, Standard 28/04/2016

See also Person—previous opioid pharmacotherapy treatment program indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code N Health, Standard 28/04/2016

Supersedes Person—type of opioid pharmacotherapy treatment, code N Health, Superseded 28/04/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
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Opioid pharmacotherapy treatment cluster Health, Standard 28/04/2016

DSS specific attributes +

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

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