PATIENT FOLLOW-UP STATUS (CANCER)

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The follow-up status of the PATIENT at the time of the CLINICAL STATUS ASSESSMENT DATE (CANCER).

National Codes:

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1 Under follow-up - where the CONSULTANT OUT-PATIENT EPISODE is open with OUT-PATIENT ATTENDANCE CONSULTANT
2 Lost to follow-up - where there are OUT-PATIENT APPOINTMENT / ATTENDED OR DID NOT ATTEND code is 2. 'Appointment cancelled by patient' or 3. 'Did not attend, no advance warning given' and no further appointments have been made
3 Discharged - where the CONSULTANT OUT-PATIENT EPISODE is closed and there are no OUT-PATIENT APPOINTMENT / ATTENDED OR DID NOT ATTEND code is 2. 'Appointment cancelled by patient' or 3. 'Did not attend, no advance warning given'
4 Transferred to another unit - where episodes are closed and new episodes opened under a new HEALTH CARE PROVIDER
 

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plural PATIENT FOLLOW-UP STATUSES (CANCER)