Search

METEOR’s search works in a similar way to other search engines. You can use keywords or terms to pull up related content. The below tips are specific to METEOR and will help you to find what you need.

Try searching using either a keyword, specific term or METEOR ID number.

METEOR ID search

If you’re a returning user and know an item’s METEOR ID, you can enter it in the search box. Clicking the search icon will take you straight to the item’s page.

Autocomplete

METEOR will automatically display suggestions for search terms as you’re typing. This predictive text will show you METEOR entries that exist for the topic you’re searching on. You don’t have to use any of these suggestions, but they may make your searching process faster and easier.

Pressing ‘tab’ will select the top suggestion. Otherwise, selecting from the list of suggestions will put the suggested search term into the search box. You can then click the search icon to find related content. Clicking anywhere on the search results will take you to the item’s page.

Spelling correction

METEOR will show search results with spelling correction. Misspelled terms can still be selected for search where relevant.

Dropdown options

The drop-down menus directly below the search text box allow you to limit the search results to any of the 18 content types in METEOR (see Learn about metadata to view the list), by item creation dates, and item revision dates.

Content types

Content types allow you to limit your search to various metadata building blocks and other topic or help content found in METEOR. See Learn about metadata to view a list of metadata item types that you can search in METEOR. Searching on Topic pages will give results from METEOR’s ‘non-metadata’ pages which explain metadata, how it is managed, how to use METEOR, and how to develop metadata.

Searching on Help will give results from all the pop-up information boxes that are linked to each metadata item. The Help search looks through all text from the METEOR Business Rules, which is accessed through the small ‘i’ icon used throughout the site.

Created date and Revision date

The Created and Revision date dropdown options limit your search to when an item was created or last revised. METEOR will search any time by default, or you can select or specify a custom period.

Custom search syntax

METEOR uses Lucene search syntax. This functionality can be useful to fine-tune your search results even more. Some of the commands include:

  1. Restrict search to the titles of items by using Name: Searchterm. Note that it has to be written exactly as Name, with the capital N. Using name will not work. It doesn’t matter if there’s a space around the colon or not.
  2. Force a second term to be included by using AND.
  3. Widen your search to include another option using the term OR.

For example, if you’re looking for something with the word ‘baby’ in the title you would use Name: baby. METEOR will also give you results for the plural of the search term, so if you search on ‘baby’ you will also get results for ‘babies’. If looking for something with two terms (‘baby’ and ‘admission’) you would use Name: baby AND admission.

Sort by

You can also display your search results with a range of options in the Sort by drop-down menu on the right. You can sort on Relevance, Most/Least Recently Created, Most/Least Recently Updated, and Alphabetically (A–Z and Z–A).

Clear

The Clear button resets the Search page.

Filtering search results

You can fine-tune your search results using the filters that appear in the left-hand menu after searching any term. These filters are dynamic and will only display options specific to your search term, for example, only registration authorities relating to your search term will be displayed. You can use multiple filters at once.

Some of the filters change depending on your role within METEOR. If you are using METEOR without an account, you can search on metadata item type, public registration statuses, METEOR ID, and registration authority. You are also able to compare two items.

If you are using METEOR without an account, you will not be able to save bookmarks for items you’re interested in. There are also some non-public registration statuses that you won’t be able to see.

If you wish to save bookmarks, you can sign up for a free METEOR account easily, just follow the Sign up now prompts after clicking on the Sign In button. If you have an account, you will also be able to subscribe to notifications about changes to specific items in METEOR.

If you are logged in to METEOR as a metadata developer, or any other official role, there are some additional search options. You will be able to restrict your search to the full range of registration status options, including non-public statuses. You will also be able to save bookmarks and subscribe to notifications about changes to items.

Each search result has a small ‘hamburger’ icon on the right . This gives you download links for the metadata item as a PDF or a Word document.


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Admission date

269247 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The date on which an episode of admitted patient care commences.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Age

269152 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The length of life or existence.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Housing assistance, Early Childhood, Tasmanian Health, WA Health, Indigenous, Children and Families
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Clinical urgency

269075 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
A clinical assessment of the urgency with which care, treatment or assistance is required.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Estimated resident population of Australia

388661 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The official measure of the population of Australia.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Early Childhood, Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Length of stay

269031 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The duration of an episode of care or service event that includes the provision of accommodation and/or residential care.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health, Indigenous
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Major diagnostic category

269328 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The classification of diagnoses (and Australian refined diagnosis related groups) by body system or aetiology.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Medication type

365465 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The type of prescribed pharmaceutical drug administered.
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Medication type (ATC/DDD) code A[{NN}AA{NN}]

365463 | Value Domain | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The Anatomical, Therapeutic, Chemical Classification System with Defined Daily Doses (ATC/DDD) code set representing the type of medication administered to a person.
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Number of patient days

269090 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
A count of days of patient care.
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

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)

Person—date of birth, MMYYYY

375191 | Data Element | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The month and year of birth of the person.
Standard: Health, Commonwealth Department of Social Services (retired), Tasmanian Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—estimated resident population of Australia, total people N[N(7)]

388656 | Data Element | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The official measure of the population of Australia, as a number.
Standard: Health, Community Services (retired), Early Childhood
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—medication type

365467 | Data Element Concept | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The type of prescribed medication administered to a person.
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—medication type, medication type (ATC/DDD) code A[{NN}AA{NN}]

365469 | Data Element | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The type of prescribed medication administered to a person, as represented by a code
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Person—type of chronic condition

399213 | Data Element Concept | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The type of chronic condition from which a person suffers.
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Presentation date

269321 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The date on which the patient/client presented for the delivery of a service.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Presentation time

269146 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The time at which a person presents for the delivery of a service.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Principal diagnosis

269186 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The diagnosis chiefly responsible for occasioning a service event or episode.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Procedure

269052 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
A series of steps performed by a healthcare professional through which a desired result is intended to be accomplished.
Superseded: Health
Standard: Tasmanian Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Reason for removal from a waiting list

269071 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The reason for removal of an entry from a waiting list.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Service contact date

269137 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The date on which contact between a service provider and patient/client occurred.
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Total number N[NNNNN]

494784 | Value Domain | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The total number.
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Total people N[N(7)]

388658 | Value Domain | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Total number of people.
Standard: Community Services (retired), Early Childhood, Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Triage category

269109 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The classification of a patient assigned according to the urgency of their need for medical and/or nursing care.
Superseded: Health, Tasmanian Health
Standard: Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Type of chronic condition

399211 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
A type of health condition that is long term; has a pattern of recurrence, or deterioration; has a poor prognosis and produces consequences, or sequelae that impact on the individual's quality of life.
Standard: Health
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Type of visit to emergency department

269300 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
An indicator of the reason for arrival at an emergency department.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

Waiting time

269063 | Property | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The time elapsed between a service request and a subsequent administrative or service event.
Standard: Health, Tasmanian Health, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
Retired: National Health Performance Authority (retired)

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