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Definition

A drug apart from the principal drug of concern which the client states as being a concern, as represented by a code.

Components

Data Element (this item)

Representation

This representation is based on the value domain for this data element, more information is available at " Drug of concern (ASCDC 2011 extended) code NNNN ".
Data Type String
Format NNNN
Maximum character length 4
Values
Value Meaning Start Date End Date
Supplementary Values 0005 Opioid analgesics not further defined
0006 Psychostimulants not further defined

Comments

Guide for use:

Record each additional drug of concern (according to the client) relevant to the treatment episode. The other drug of concern does not need to be linked to a specific treatment type.

More than one drug may be selected. There should be no duplication with the principal drug of concern.

Comments:
This item complements principal drug of concern. The existence of other drugs of concern may have a role in determining the types of treatment required and may also influence treatment outcomes.

References

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Relation Count
Use within a Question 0
As a numerator in an Indicator 0
As a denominator in an Indicator 0
As a disaggregation in an Indicator 0