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Elective surgery waiting list episode—extended wait patient indicator, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termExtended wait patient
METeOR identifier:Help on this term269964
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:Help on this termWhether a patient is an extended wait patient, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Elective surgery waiting list episode—extended wait patient indicator

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Extended wait patient
2Other patient

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termA patient is classified as an extended wait patient if the patient is in clinical urgency category 3 at the time of admission or at a census time and has been waiting for the elective surgery for more than one year.
Comments:Help on this termThis metadata item is used to identify clinical urgency category 3 patients who had waited longer than one year at admission or have waited longer than one year at the time of a census. An extended wait patient is not an overdue patient as there is no maximum desirable waiting time specified for patients in clinical urgency category 3 as they have been assessed as not having a clinically urgent need for the awaited procedure.

Source and reference attributes

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Is formed using Elective surgery waiting list episode—waiting time (at a census date), total days N[NNN] Health, Superseded 13/12/2011

Is formed using Elective surgery waiting list episode—waiting time (at removal), total days N[NNN] Health, Superseded 13/12/2011

Supersedes Extended wait patient, version 1, Derived DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (14.8 KB)

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
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Elective surgery waiting times (census data) NMDS Health, Superseded 07/12/2005

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Elective surgery waiting times (census data) NMDS 2006-09 Health, Superseded 03/12/2008

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Elective surgery waiting times (census data) NMDS 2009-12 Health, Superseded 13/12/2011
Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015

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Elective surgery waiting times (removals data) NMDS Health, Superseded 07/12/2005

DSS specific attributes +

Elective surgery waiting times (removals data) NMDS 2006-09 Health, Superseded 03/12/2008

DSS specific attributes +

Elective surgery waiting times (removals data) NMDS 2009-12 Health, Superseded 13/12/2011
Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015

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Elective surgery waiting times cluster Health, Superseded 11/04/2014

Elective surgery waiting times cluster Health, Superseded 19/11/2015

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