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Episode of care—behaviour-related risk factor intervention, code NN

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termBehaviour-related risk factor intervention
METeOR identifier:Help on this term696232
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 17/10/2018
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The intervention within an episode of care taken to modify or manage a patient's behaviour-related risk factor(s), as represented by a code.

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Data element concept:Episode of care—behaviour-related risk factor intervention
METeOR identifier:Help on this term696230
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 17/10/2018
Definition:Help on this term

The intervention within an episode of care taken to modify or manage a patient's behaviour-related risk factor(s).

Context:Help on this term

Public health, health care and clinical settings.

Object class:Help on this termEpisode of care
Property:Help on this termBehaviour-related risk factor intervention

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Value domain attributes

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Value domain:Behaviour-related risk factor intervention code NN
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270741
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:Help on this term

A code set representing type of intervention taken for a behaviour-related risk factor.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termNN
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
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ValueMeaning
01No intervention
02Information and education (not including written regimen)
03Counselling
04Pharmacotherapy
05Referral provided to a health professional
06Referral to a community program, support group or service
07Written regimen provided
08Surgery
98Other
Supplementary values:Help on this term
99Not stated/inadequately defined

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 01     No intervention

Refers to no intervention taken with regard to the behaviour-related risk factor intervention-purpose.

CODE 02     Information and education (not including written regimen)

Refers to where there is no treatment provided to the patient for a behaviour-related risk factor intervention-purpose other than information and education.

CODE 03     Counselling

Refers to any method of individual or group counselling directed towards the behaviour-related risk factor intervention-purpose. This code excludes counselling activities that are part of referral options as defined in code 05 and 06.

CODE 04     Pharmacotherapy

Refers to pharmacotherapies that are prescribed or recommended for the management of the behaviour-related risk factor intervention-purpose.

CODE 05     Referral provided to a health professional

Refers to a referral to a health professional who has the expertise to assist the patient manage the behaviour-related risk factor intervention-purpose.

CODE 06     Referral to a community program, support group or service

Refers to a referral to community program, support group or service that has the expertise and resources to assist the patient manage the behaviour-related risk factor intervention-purpose.

CODE 07     Written regimen provided

Refers to the provision of a written regimen (nutrition plan, exercise prescription, smoking contract) given to the patient to assist them with the management of the behaviour-related risk factor intervention-purpose.

CODE 08     Surgery

Refers to a surgical procedure undertaken to assist the patient with the management of the behaviour-related risk factor intervention-purpose.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

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More than one code can be recorded.

Comments:Help on this term

To enable analysis of the interventions within an episode of care, in relation to the outcome of this care, especially when linked to information on risk factors. The recording of Clinician's management interventions is critical information for health service monitoring, planning and patient outcomes. It is a major descriptor of the care provided throughout an episode of care.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Cardiovascular Data Working Group

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Supersedes Episode of care—behaviour-related risk factor intervention, code NN Health, Superseded 17/10/2018

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Cardiovascular disease (clinical) NBPDS Health, Standard 17/10/2018

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