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Triage—triage date

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term269538
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 07/12/2005
Definition:Help on this termThe day on which the patient is triaged.
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Required to identify the commencement of the service and calculation of waiting times.

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Object class:Triage
Definition:Help on this termProcess by which a patient is briefly assessed upon arrival in the emergency department to determine the urgency of their problem and priority for care.
Context:Help on this termEmergency department care.
Specialisation of:Help on this termService/care event

Source and reference attributes

Origin:Help on this termHospital Demand Management Group, Metropolitan Health and Aged Care Services Division, State Government Department of Human Services, Victoria. http://www.health.vic.gov.au/hdms/triage.htm

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Property:Triage date
Definition:Help on this termThe date on which a patient is assessed to determine the urgency of their problem and priority for care.
Property group:Help on this termService/care urgency

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Has been superseded by Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—triage date Health, Superseded 22/12/2011

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Triage—triage date, DDMMYYYY Health, Superseded 07/12/2005

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