ISO 8601:2000 : Data elements and interchange formats - Information interchange - Representation of dates and times
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
Guide for use:
In an Emergency Department the service event commences when the medical officer (or, if no medical officer is on duty in the Emergency Department, a treating nurse) provides treatment or diagnostic service. The time of triage is recorded separately. The commencement of a service event does not include contact associated with triage.
Collected in conjunction with non-admitted patient emergency department service episode service commencement date.
Source and reference attributes
Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing