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Person with cancer—intention of treatment, code AAA

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termPerson with cancer-intention of treatment
Synonymous names:Help on this termPER_TREATMENT_INTENTION
METeOR identifier:Help on this term663467
Registration status:Help on this termWA Health, Endorsed 01/06/2017
Definition:Help on this term

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

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termAAA
Maximum character length:Help on this term3
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
PROProphylactic
CURCurative
PALPalliative
Supplementary values:Help on this term
OTHOther
NSPNot specified
UNKUnknown

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

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.

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See also Patient—intention of treatment, code N Health, Superseded 13/11/2014, WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015

See also Radiotherapy waiting times DSS 2013-15 Health, Superseded 13/11/2013

See also Radiotherapy waiting times NMDS 2015-2018 Health, Superseded 25/01/2018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:Help on this term

WA Health Non-Admitted Patient Activity and Wait List Data Collection (NAPAAWL DC) 2016-17 WA Health, Endorsed 30/05/2017

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