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Data Element

Information from the submission form

Treatment Intent
The purpose of a treatment, or the desired effect or outcome resulting from the treatment. For example, a treatment may be intended to completely or partially eradicate a disease process by disrupting its underlying physiological processes, resulting in improvement in health; or a treatment may have no expectation of eradication but rather may be intended simply to delay the onset of more severe symptoms; or may be intended to prolong life without any expectation of cure.

NOTE: Treatment Intent has also been submitted under the Procedures data class


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