Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—type of visit to emergency department, code N
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Type of visit to emergency department|
|Definition:||The reason the patient presents to an emergency department, as represented by a code.|
|Data Element Concept:||Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—type of visit to emergency department|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||1|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
Required for analysis of emergency department services.
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||National Institution Based Ambulatory Model Reference Group|
|Origin:||National Health Data Committee|
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Type of visit to emergency department, version 2, DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (15.6 KB) No registration status
Has been superseded by Emergency department stay—type of visit to emergency department, code N
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