Episode of admitted patient care—procedure, code (ACHI 10th edn) NNNNN-NN
Data Element Attributes
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
A clinical intervention represented by a code that:
This metadata item gives an indication of the extent to which specialised resources, for example, human resources, theatres and equipment, are used. It also provides an estimate of the numbers of surgical operations performed and the extent to which particular procedures are used to resolve medical problems. It is used for classification of episodes of acute care for admitted patients into Australian refined diagnosis related groups.
|Data Element Concept:||Episode of admitted patient care—procedure|