Comfort care indicator

General Details:

Name:
Comfort care indicator
Steward:
NINDS
Definition:
Indicates if there is any evidence that the participant's/ subject's care was restricted to "Comfort Measures Only". Commonly referred to as "palliative care" in the medical community and "comfort care" by the general public. Palliative care includes attention to the psychological and spiritual needs of the patient and support for the dying patient and the patient's family.
Registration Status:
Qualified

Permissible Values:

Value Type:
Value List
Unit of Measure:
Ids:
Value Code Name Code Code System Code Description
Yes Yes Yes
No No No
Unknown Unknown Unknown

Designations:

Designation:
Comfort care indicator
Tags:
Designation:
Was the participant's/subject's care restricted to "Comfort Measures Only"
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Question Text

Designations:

Definition:
Indicates if there is any evidence that the participant's/ subject's care was restricted to "Comfort Measures Only". Commonly referred to as "palliative care" in the medical community and "comfort care" by the general public. Palliative care includes attention to the psychological and spiritual needs of the patient and support for the dying patient and the patient's family.
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Document:
Get With The Guidelines (GWTG) Stroke Patient Management Tool Coding Instructions (Updated on 11/4/2009); Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke Registry

Identifiers:

Source:
NLM
Id:
FAEyzrmBYn7
Version:
3.1
Source:
NINDS
Id:
C14279
Version:
3
Source:
BRICS Variable Name
Id:
ComfortCareInd
Version: