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Admission mode code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270571
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing how an admitted patient begins an episode of care.

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
1Admitted patient transferred from another hospital
2Statistical admission - episode type change
3Other

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 2     Statistical admission - episode type change

Use this code where a new episode of care is commenced within the same hospital stay.

CODE 3      Other

Use this code for all planned admissions and unplanned admissions (except transfers into the hospital from another hospital).

Relational attributes

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Episode of admitted patient care—admission mode, code N Health, Standard 01/03/2005
Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

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