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Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—type of visit to emergency department, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termType of visit to emergency department
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270362
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 22/12/2011
Definition:Help on this termThe reason the patient presents to an emergency department, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—type of visit to emergency department

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
1Emergency presentation: attendance for an actual or suspected condition which is sufficiently serious to require acute unscheduled care.
2Return visit, planned: presentation is planned and is a result of a previous emergency department presentation or return visit.
3Pre-arranged admission: a patient who presents at the emergency department for either clerical, nursing or medical processes to be undertaken, and admission has been pre-arranged by the referring medical officer and a bed allocated.
4Patient in transit: the emergency department is responsible for care and treatment of a patient awaiting transport to another facility.
5Dead on arrival: a patient who is dead on arrival at the emergency department.

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Collection and usage attributes

Comments:Help on this term

Required for analysis of emergency department services.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termNational Institution Based Ambulatory Model Reference Group
Origin:Help on this termNational Health Data Committee

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Has been superseded by Emergency department stay—type of visit to emergency department, code N Health, Superseded 30/01/2012

Supersedes Type of visit to emergency department, version 2, DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (15.6 KB)

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Implementation in Indicators:Help on this termUsed as numerator
National Healthcare Agreement: P23-Selected potentially avoidable GP-type presentations to emergency departments, 2010 Health, Superseded 08/06/2011
National Healthcare Agreement: P35-Waiting times for emergency department care, 2010 Health, Superseded 08/06/2011
National Healthcare Agreement: PB 05-By 2012–13, 80 per cent of emergency department presentations are seen within clinically recommended triage times as recommended by the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine, 2011 Health, Superseded 30/10/2011
National Healthcare Agreement: PB 05-By 2012–13, 80 per cent of emergency department presentations are seen within clinically recommended triage times as recommended by the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine, 2012 Health, Retired 25/06/2013
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 21a-Waiting times for emergency hospital care: Proportion seen on time, 2013 Health, Superseded 30/04/2014
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 21a-Waiting times for emergency hospital care: Proportion seen on time, 2014 Health, Superseded 14/01/2015
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 21a-Waiting times for emergency hospital care: Proportion seen on time, 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
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 35-Waiting times for emergency department care, 2011 Health, Superseded 31/10/2011
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 35-Waiting times for emergency department care, 2012 Health, Superseded 25/06/2013
Used as denominator
National Healthcare Agreement: P35-Waiting times for emergency department care, 2010 Health, Superseded 08/06/2011
National Healthcare Agreement: PB 05-By 2012–13, 80 per cent of emergency department presentations are seen within clinically recommended triage times as recommended by the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine, 2011 Health, Superseded 30/10/2011
National Healthcare Agreement: PB 05-By 2012–13, 80 per cent of emergency department presentations are seen within clinically recommended triage times as recommended by the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine, 2012 Health, Retired 25/06/2013
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 21a-Waiting times for emergency hospital care: Proportion seen on time, 2013 Health, Superseded 30/04/2014
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 21a-Waiting times for emergency hospital care: Proportion seen on time, 2014 Health, Superseded 14/01/2015
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 21a-Waiting times for emergency hospital care: Proportion seen on time, 2015 Health, Superseded 08/07/2016
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 35-Waiting times for emergency department care, 2011 Health, Superseded 31/10/2011
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 35-Waiting times for emergency department care, 2012 Health, Superseded 25/06/2013
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