PRIMARY OR SUBSEQUENT COURSE
An indicator used to identify whether a RADIOTHERAPY TREATMENT COURSE is the first or follow-up course of treatment for a particular disease.
|a.||Primary course; the first in which the treatment has been given for a particular disease|
|b.||Subsequent course; prescribed for lesions that stem from or are secondary to a disease that has already been treated by a radiotherapy machine. Subsequent courses can be further sub-divided into those where:|
|i.||the previous course was administered in the HEALTH CARE PROVIDER|
|ii.||the previous course was administered in another HEALTH CARE PROVIDER|
This attribute is also known by these names:
|plural||PRIMARY OR SUBSEQUENT COURSES|