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Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia

the proportion of all closed treatment episodes where counselling was the main treatment type fluctuated between 32% in 2015–16 and 43% in 2019–20. Counselling replaced information and education as the most common main treatment type in 2016–17

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Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia

Quarterly treatment trends for support and case management episodes differed between the two years, however, the gradual increase in the number of treatment episodes in 2019–20 was not maintained in Quarter 4. The number of treatment episodes in Quarter 4 2019–20 was lower than the same quarter in 2018–19.

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Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia

counselling was the most common treatment type provided to all clients in 2019–20 (37% of all treatment episodes), followed by assessment only (19%) and support and case management (16%). for someone else’s alcohol or drug use the most common treatment type was counselling (43% of treatment episodes), followed by support and case management

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Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia

oxycodone treatment episodes more than doubled over time from 2010–11 (471 treatment episodes), peaking in 2013–14 (1,404) and then decreasing to 842 treatment episodes in 2019–20. treatment episodes fell for both methadone (from 1,961 in 2010–11 to 1,046 in 2019–20) and morphine (from 1,796 to 611) (Figure PHARMS2; tables SD.9, SD.146).

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Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia

counselling was the most common main treatment provided (39% of episodes), followed by support and case management (15%) where an additional treatment was provided as a supplementary to the main treatment, ‘other’ treatment (12%) was the most common followed by counselling (8%) (Table SE NSW.20).

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Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia

information and education was the most common main treatment (28% of episodes) (Figure 27; Table SE ACT.20) counselling was the second most common main treatment (27%), followed by assessment only (15%) where an additional treatment was provided as a supplementary to the main treatment, counselling (7%) was the most common additional treatment.

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Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia

Where an additional treatment was provided as a supplementary to the main treatment, ‘other’ treatment (2%) was the most common (Table SE VIC.20). See technical notes for further information on calculating proportions for additional treatment type.

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Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia

assessment only was the most common main treatment (32% of episodes), followed by counselling (29%), and withdrawal management (16%) (Figure 19; Table SE SA.20) where an additional treatment was provided as a supplementary to the main treatment, support and case management (14%) was the most common additional treatment, followed by counselling

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Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia

In 2019–20, for treatment episodes where cannabis was the principal drug of concern: treatment was most likely to take place in a non-residential treatment facility (65%) most (80%) episodes where counselling was the main treatment type took place in …

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Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia

the proportion of closed treatment episodes where rehabilitation was the main treatment has fluctuated since 2015–16, rising from 19% to 25% in …

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Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia

where an additional treatment was provided as a supplementary to the main treatment, counselling (7%) was the most common type of additional treatment, followed by support and case management (3%). See technical notes for further information on …

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Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia

treatment episodes provided for cannabis as a principal drug of concern increased by 27% (from 31,762 to 40,305 episodes) the number of treatment episodes for heroin fell by 17% (from 13,354 to 11,133) the number of treatment episodes for alcohol fluctuated during this time, but it remains the top drug of concern nationally (Table SD.2).

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Alcohol & other drug treatment services Overview

Treatment objectives can include reduction or cessation of drug use as well as improvements to social and personal functioning. Assistance may also be provided to support the family and friends of people using drugs. More reports and statistics on AOD treatment services can be found under Alcohol, Illicit use of drugs and Smoking.

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Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia

treatment was most likely to take place in a non-residential treatment facility (62% of episodes) (tables SD.58, SD.60). Over the 10-year period to 2019–20: counselling has remained the main treatment type for amphetamines as the principal drug of concern, peaking at 48% of treatment episodes in 2010–11 and falling to 41% in 2019–20

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Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia

Treatment. In 2019–20, for treatment episodes where heroin was the principal drug of concern: the most common source of referral was self/family (43%), followed by …

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Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia

Median treatment duration for clients receiving support for someone else’s drug use was 35 days, a 60% increase from 2018–19 (14 days). Over three-quarters of closed treatment episodes ended within 3 months for clients receiving treatment for their own (77%) or …

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Epidemic of coronary heart disease and its treatment in

It provides information on current patterns and recent trends in coronary heart disease, its treatment and costs. This is the first national report to examine in detail admissions to hospital for heart attack and acute care invasive treatments, such as cardiac catheterisation, percutaneous coronary intervention, and coronary artery bypass surgery.

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Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia

For treatment episodes where ecstasy was the principal drug of concern in 2019–20: in nearly half (49%) of treatment episodes, the client’s source of referral was from police and court diversion (tables AODTS Selected drugs.1, SD.125)

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Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia

Treatment involves a 60–90 minute session, including comprehensive alcohol/other drug assessment, assessment of risk-taking behaviours, physical/ mental health and provision of information to assist in reducing/ceasing drug use and referral to further treatment if required.

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10 Non-pharmacological management

treatment, most probably counselling, and of these, 44.1% were not given a prescription as part of the treatment. Likewise, 45.0% of anxiety was managed with a clinical treatment, and 61.7% of these did not receive a medication. Asthma was less likely to be managed with a

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10. Non-pharmacological management

A clinical treatment of counselling/advice for weight or nutrition was assigned when the GP provided counselling, advice or education about diet, nutrition or weight management. This group was the second most frequent clinical treatment provided, accounting for 8.7% of all

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Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia

In 2019–20, completion of treatment episodes for a client’s own drug use varied by principle drug of concern. For example, episodes of treatment for: volatile solvents (81%), ecstasy (79%) and nicotine (78%) had the highest proportion of treatment episodes ending with an expected cessation

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2021–22 data collection and submission information

This section provides information for agencies funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health Drug and Alcohol Program (DAP), including solely Primary Health Network (PHN) funded agencies. All in-scope agencies are required to submit data to the Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Services National Minimum Data Set (AODTS NMDS).

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Episode of treatment for alcohol and other drugs—treatment

The date must be earlier than or the same as the treatment cessation date for the episode of treatment for alcohol and other drugs. Alcohol and other drug treatment services NMDS 2020–21 Health, Superseded 05/02/2021. DSS specific attributes +. …

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Bronchiectasis, Treatment & management

Treatment may include physiotherapy, use of medicines (particularly to control infections), regular influenza vaccinations, and where appropriate, surgery (Chang et al. 2010). Hospital statistics for bronchiectasis. Some people with bronchiectasis require treatment in hospital, particularly for the management of severe disease exacerbations.

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Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia

Treatment setting and reason for cessation varied somewhat by treatment type and source of referral. For alcohol-related treatment episodes in 2019–20 (Table SD.28): almost 2 in 3 treatment episodes took place in a non-residential treatment facility (63%), with about 1 in 6 (16%) occurring in a residential treatment facility

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Episode of treatment for alcohol and other drugs—referral

269946. Registration status: Health, Standard 01/03/2005. ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018. Definition: The source from which the person was transferred or referred to the alcohol and other drug treatment service, as represented by a code. Data Element Concept: Episode of treatment for alcohol and other drugs—referral source.

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Episode of treatment for alcohol and other drugs—treatment

The main treatment type for alcohol and other drugs is the principal focus of a single treatment episode. Consequently, each treatment episode will only have one main treatment type. For brief interventions, the main treatment type may apply to …

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Patient—previous specialised treatment, code N

Use these codes regardless of whether the previous treatment was provided within the service in which the person is now being treated, or another equivalent specialised service (either institutional or community-based). CODE 2 Patient has previous hospital admission (s) but no service contact (s) for the specialised treatment now being provided.

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Cancer treatment—outcome of treatment, code N.N

The outcome of treatment is recorded at the completion of the course of treatment for the cancer. CODE 1.0 Complete response/no evidence of disease. Complete disappearance of all measurable disease, including tumour markers, for at least …

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Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Victoria 2009

In Victoria, 138 publicly funded alcohol and other drug treatment agencies and outlets supplying data provided 52,133 treatment episodes in 2009-10. This was an increase of two agencies and about 5,000 treatment episodes compared with 2008-09.

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Episode of treatment for alcohol and other drugs—treatment

A treatment episode can have only one main treatment type for alcohol and other drugs and only one principal drug of concern. If the main treatment or principal drug changes then the treatment episode is closed and a new treatment episode is opened. A treatment episode may also be considered closed (ceased) if there is a change in the treatment

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Episode of treatment for alcohol and other drugs—other

Rehabilitation treatment can provide a high level of support (i.e. up to 24 hours a day) and tends towards a medium to longer-term duration. Counselling that is included within an overall rehabilitation program should be coded to Code 3 for Rehabilitation, not to Code 2 as a separate treatment episode for counselling.

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Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Services National …

A treatment episode is closed when treatment is completed, when there has been no further contact between the client and treatment provider for 3 months, where there is a change in the main treatment type, principal drug of

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Episode of treatment for alcohol and other drugs—cessation

A treatment episode may end if, prior to the completion of the existing treatment, there is a change in the treatment delivery setting for alcohol and other drugs. See also Code 10 and the Guide for use section in metadata item Episode of treatment for alcohol and other drugs.

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Chronic condition multimorbidity, How is multimorbidity

And, detailed clinical guidelines advise clinicians on the treatment of asthma when co-existing with COPD, due to the impact of treatment on the individual conditions (National Asthma Council of Australia 2019). More detailed information on the treatment and management of specific chronic conditions can be found on the Chronic disease web pages.

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Rheumatoid arthritis, Treatment and management of

Treatment of rheumatoid arthritis often begins with the patient visiting a general practitioner (GPs). This is an important step in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis because it is optimal for inflammation to be managed early on to reduce the chances of joint damage occurring (Speerin et al. 2014) and improve long-term outcomes (Bakker et al

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Cancer treatment—outcome of treatment, code N.N

Has been superseded by Cancer treatment—outcome of treatment, code N.N Health, Superseded 08/05/2014. Supersedes Outcome of initial treatment, version 1, DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (14.8 KB) Implementation in Data Set Specifications: All attributes + Cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 07/12/2005

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Alcohol and other drug treatment services NMDS 2022–23

Completed treatment episodes for clients who participate in a treatment type as specified in the data element Main treatment type for alcohol and other drugs. Collection methods: Jurisdictional reporting requirements. Data to be reported in each agency on completed treatment episode and then forwarded to state/territory authorities for collation.

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Alcohol and other drug treatment services NMDS, 2019–20

Main treatment code for ‘Other’ changed from 8 to 88. Changes were also made to Other Treatment type (or additional treatment) categories, which added the codes 5 (Support and case management) and code 6 (Information and education) as categories to allow agencies to better reflect and record the current use of these treatment types in services.

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Episode of treatment for alcohol and other drugs—main

The main treatment type for alcohol and other drugs is the principal focus of a single treatment episode. Consequently, each treatment episode will only have one main treatment type. For brief interventions, the main treatment type may apply to …

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Cancer treatment—other cancer treatment, text X[X(149)]

Each treatment event delivered to the patient should be recorded; multiple entries are permitted. Record antibody treatments, vaccine treatments, and those targeted therapies that use drugs or substances other than chemotherapy agents in this data item. Targeted therapies using chemotherapy agents are recorded in the data items for chemotherapy.

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Alcohol and other drug treatment services NMDS, 2018–19

Actual treatment involves a 2-hour treatment session that included extensive alcohol and drug assessment to determine dependence, assessment of risk-taking behaviours, provision of advice and information on reducing/ceasing drug use and harm minimisation, motivational intervention, provision of resources and referral.

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Cancer treatment—multidisciplinary team review indicator

The initial treatment for cancer includes all treatments administered to the patient from diagnosis and before disease progression or recurrence. Access to a unit offering multidisciplinary care is recommended for patients with cancer. Multidisciplinary care (MDC) is defined as an integrated team approach to health care in which medical and

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