Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—transport mode (arrival), code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Emergency department arrival mode - transport
METeOR identifier:270000
Registration status:Health, Superseded 22/12/2011
Definition:The mode of transport by which the person arrives at the emergency department, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—transport mode

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Ambulance, air ambulance or helicopter rescue service
2Police/correctional services vehicle
8Other
Supplementary values:
9Not stated/unknown

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

CODE 8     Other

Includes walking, private transport, public transport, community transport, and taxi.

Data element attributes

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:National reference group for non-admitted patient data development, 2001-02

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Emergency department arrival mode - transport, version 1, DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (13.8 KB)

Has been superseded by Emergency department stay—transport mode (arrival), code N Health, Superseded 05/10/2016, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 31/10/2012

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:
All attributes +

Acute coronary syndrome (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 01/09/2012

DSS specific attributes +

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS Health, Superseded 24/03/2006

DSS specific attributes +

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS Health, Superseded 23/10/2006

DSS specific attributes +

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS Health, Superseded 07/12/2005

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2007-08 Health, Superseded 05/02/2008

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Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2008-10 Health, Superseded 22/12/2009

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Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2010-11 Health, Superseded 18/01/2011

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Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2011-12 Health, Superseded 30/01/2012
Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015

DSS specific attributes +
Implementation in Indicators:Used as numerator
National Healthcare Agreement: P23-Selected potentially avoidable GP-type presentations to emergency departments, 2010 Health, Superseded 08/06/2011
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 19-Selected potentially avoidable GP-type presentations to emergency departments, 2013 Health, Superseded 30/04/2014
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 19-Selected potentially avoidable GP-type presentations to emergency departments, 2014 Health, Superseded 14/01/2015
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 19-Selected potentially avoidable GP-type presentations to emergency departments, 2015 Health, Superseded 08/07/2016
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 23-Selected potentially avoidable GP-type presentations to emergency departments, 2011 Health, Superseded 31/10/2011
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 23-Selected potentially avoidable GP-type presentations to emergency departments, 2012 Health, Superseded 25/06/2013