Emergency presentation: attendance for an actual or suspected condition which is sufficiently serious to require acute unscheduled care.
Return visit, planned: presentation is planned and is a result of a previous emergency department presentation or return visit.
Pre-arranged admission: a patient who presents at the emergency department for either clerical, nursing or medical processes to be undertaken, and admission has been pre-arranged by the referring medical officer and a bed allocated.
Patient in transit: the emergency department is responsible for care and treatment of a patient awaiting transport to another facility.
Dead on arrival: a patient who is dead on arrival at the emergency department.
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Collection and usage attributes
Required for analysis of emergency department services.
Source and reference attributes
National Institution Based Ambulatory Model Reference Group