Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Value Domain|
|Definition:||A code set representing the status of a patient at the end of a non-admitted patient emergency department service episode.|
|Maximum character length:||1|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
CODE 2 Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode completed - departed without being admitted or referred to another hospital
This code includes patients who departed under their own care, under police custody, under the care of a residential aged care facility or other carer.
This code excludes those who died in the emergency department as a non-admitted patient. Such instances should be coded to Code 6.
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing|
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Emergency department non-admitted patient service episode end status code N
Has been superseded by Emergency department non-admitted patient service episode end status code N
|Data elements implementing this value domain:|
Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—episode end status, code N