Emergency department stay—presentation date, MMYYYY
Data Element Attributes
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Emergency department presentation date MMYYYY|
Tasmanian Health, Superseded 06/11/2023
The date on which a patient/client presents for the delivery of an emergency department service, expressed as MMYYYY.
|Data Element Concept:||Emergency department stay—presentation date|
|Value Domain:||Date MMYYYY|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||6|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
The date of patient presentation at the emergency department is the date of first recorded contact with an emergency department staff member. The first recorded contact can be the commencement of the clerical registration or triage process whichever happens first.
Required to identify commencement of a visit and for calculation of waiting times.
Source and reference attributes
Department of Health Tasmania
|Related metadata references:|
Has been superseded by Emergency department stay—presentation date, MMYYYY
Tasmanian Health, Standard 06/11/2023
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
Emergency department presentation related data elements (TDLU) cluster
Tasmanian Health, Superseded 13/11/2023