Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Date of triage|
|Synonymous names:||Triage date|
The date on which a non-admitted patient in an emergency department is triaged, expressed as DDMMYYYY.
Emergency department care.
|Data Element Concept:||Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—triage date|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||8|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
This data element should not be completed for patients who have a Type of visit of 'Dead on arrival'.
Collected in conjunction with the data element Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—triage time, hhmm.
Source and reference attributes
Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—triage date, DDMMYYYY
Has been superseded by Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—triage date, DDMMYYYY
See also Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—triage time, hhmm
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