IMAGE REQUEST DATE

Format/length: see DATE
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
IMAGE REQUEST DATE is the same as attribute DIAGNOSTIC REQUEST DATE.


This data item is only mandatory when applicable in the National Cancer Data Set for head and neck cancer. This is when the pre-treatment imaging was requested.
It is the DIAGNOSTIC REQUEST DATE of the first REQUEST FOR DIAGNOSTIC TEST of a SERVICE of the CANCER CARE SPELL of subtype HEAD AND NECK CANCER CARE SPELL where the request results in an IMAGING OR RADIODIAGNOSTIC EVENT where the CANCER IMAGING MODALITY is CT scan or MRI.
 

This data element is also known by these names:

Context Alias
plural IMAGE REQUEST DATES