This filter allows the user to view the last recorded result that falls within a specified time period or date range. It is also applied to the MBS Items (item date), Visit types and Maternal Health Care (baby birth date).
By selecting a date range of

  • <= 6mths
  • <=12 mths
  • <=15 mths
  • <=24 mths
  • User defined range

PAT CAT will filter out results that have not been measured within the selected period.
Results outside the selected period are treated as 'Not recorded'.
This will give a more meaningful picture for charts like HbA1c where old results are generally not relevant.
The filter is only applicable to some charts. Where the filter has been applied the chart title will include the selected period.
For example: