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


Data Element (this item)


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
Value Meaning Start Date End Date
Supplementary Values 0005 Opioid analgesics not further defined
0006 Psychostimulants not further defined


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.

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.


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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