This search engine is the best way to find what you're after in METEOR, if you know what you're looking for. However, if you aren't sure what you're looking for, we suggest browsing the collection.

If you are using METEOR without an account, your search can be restricted by metadata item type, the main types of registration statuses, and by registration authority. It is also possible to search on METEOR ID number directly. You can save items of interest by adding bookmarks.

If you are logged in to METEOR as a metadata developer, you will have some additional options to restrict the search by. In addition to metadata item type and registration authority, you can restrict your search to the full range of registration status options, change date and workgroup. If you need access as a metadata developer and haven't done the training yet, please contact us.

When you type into the search box, you will get autocomplete suggestions. This predictive text will help you see the METEOR entries that exist for the topic you're searching on, and make your searching process faster and easier.

METEOR has a great many filters. The options directly below the search text box provide ways of limiting your search to all of the 18 content types in METEOR (see Learn about metadata to view the full list), item creation dates, and item revision dates. The 'Topic' content type will search the 'non-database' pages in METEOR, and 'Help' will search all of the 'information' pop-up information boxes that are linked to each item.

  • Content Types (eg data element, glossary item, value domain, data quality statement, indicator, classification scheme)
  • Created or Revision Dates (eg Last hour, Today, This week, Last month, This year, and specific date ranges)

To search the 'non-metadata' content of the METEOR website, such as the pages explaining what metadata items are, restrict your search results to 'Topic'.

You can also sort the results of your search on a range of options:

  • Relevance
  • Most / Least recently created
  • Most / Least recently updated
  • Alphabetical order (A–Z or Z–A)

You can further narrow down your results with the results categories that appear on the left side of the screen. These are: Registration Authority Status (Standard, Incomplete, Candidate, Superseded), Registration Authorities, Content Type, Stewards, Registration Statuses, and Submitting Organisations.

The 'Clear' button resets the Search page.

If you need to get finely-tuned results, this search engine uses Lucene search syntax. You can restrict your search to the titles of items by using Name: Searchterm, for instance, or hide words such as 'for' from the search by using backslashes, for example: \for\. Use "quote marks" to get an exact match with a word.

You can also use asterisks * for a wildcard search, which allows the search engine to replace any content with the asterisk. The METEOR wildcard search requires a precise format. It can only be inserted inside or at the end of a word, with at least one letter next to it (but not at the front of a word). The wildcard standing in isolation will also not work. For instance, ca*e* will bring up results for 'care', 'category', 'calendar' and 'cancer', while *cer or cancer * will not bring up any results.


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Address

428657 | Object Class
A collection of information used for describing the location of an entity and/or details describing how the entity can be contacted.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Early Childhood, Health, Tasmanian Health, Housing assistance, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, WA Health, Indigenous, Homelessness, Commonwealth Department of Health, Disability, Children and Families, Commonwealth Department of Social Services (retired), Youth Justice
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Birth

268999 | Object Class | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The complete expulsion or extraction from its mother of a product of conception of at least 20 weeks of gestation or of 400 grams or more birthweight, where the product can be live born or stillborn.
Standard: Health, Indigenous, Tasmanian Health

Elective care waiting list episode

268974 | Object Class | Australia Institute of Health and Welfare
The period between entry to and removal from an elective care waiting list.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health

Elective surgery waiting list episode

269007 | Object Class | Australia Institute of Health and Welfare
The period between entry to and removal from an elective surgery waiting list.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Emergency department stay

472757 | Object Class | Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
The period between when a patient presents at an emergency department and when that person is recorded as having physically departed the emergency department.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Episode of admitted patient care

268956 | Object Class
The period of admitted patient care between a formal or statistical admission and a formal or statistical separation, characterised by only one care type.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Episode of care

268978 | Object Class
A period of health care with a defined start and end.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Indigenous
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Establishment

268953 | Object Class
Institutions, organisations or the community from which health services are provided. The term establishment covers conventional health establishments and also organisations which may provide services in the community.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, WA Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Female

269000 | Object Class | Australia Institute of Health and Welfare
A human being of the sex which conceives and brings forth young.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Indigenous, Tasmanian Health

Hospital census

269010 | Object Class
A point in time count by a hospital of all its admitted patients and/or patients currently on a waiting list.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health

Hospital service

269008 | Object Class | Australia Institute of Health and Welfare
A service provided within a hospital, characterised by only one care type.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health

Injury event

268967 | Object Class | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
An occurrence of injury, poisoning or other adverse effect inflicted on the person as the direct or indirect result of an environmental event, circumstance or condition.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health

Non-admitted patient service event

652089 | Object Class | Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
An interaction between one or more health-care provider(s) with one non-admitted patient, which must contain therapeutic/clinical content and result in a dated entry in the patient's medical record.
Standard: Health, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Tasmanian Health

Patient

268959 | Object Class | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
A person for whom a health service accepts responsibility for treatment and/or care.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health, Indigenous, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, WA Health, Commonwealth Department of Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person

268955 | Object Class | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
A human being.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Early Childhood, Homelessness, Tasmanian Health, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Indigenous, WA Health, Commonwealth Department of Health, Disability, Children and Families, Commonwealth Department of Social Services (retired), Youth Justice
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Pregnancy

268966 | Object Class | Australia Institute of Health and Welfare
The period during which a woman carries a developing fetus, normally in the uterus. Pregnancy lasts for approximately 266 days, from conception until the baby is born, or 280 days from the first day of the last menstrual period. During pregnancy menstruation is absent, there may be a great increase in appetite, and the breasts increase in size; the woman may also experience morning sickness. These and other changes brought about by a hormone (progesterone) produced at first by the ovary and late...
Standard: Health, WA Health, Indigenous, Tasmanian Health

Product of conception

324090 | Object Class
A conceptus, embryo, fetus or placenta.
Standard: Health, WA Health, Tasmanian Health

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