Person with cancer—intention of treatment, code AAA
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Person with cancer-intention of treatment|
|Registration status:||WA Health, Endorsed 01/06/2017|
The reason why treatment is provided to a person with cancer, as represented by a code.
|Data Element Concept:||Person with cancer—intention of treatment|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||3|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
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.
Data element attributes
|Related metadata references:|
See also Patient—intention of treatment, code N Health, Superseded 13/11/2014, WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015
See also Radiotherapy waiting times DSS 2013-15 Health, Superseded 13/11/2013
See also Radiotherapy waiting times NMDS 2015-2018 Health, Superseded 25/01/2018
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
WA Health Non-Admitted Patient Activity and Wait List Data Collection (NAPAAWL DC) 2016-17 WA Health, Endorsed 30/05/2017