Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Value Domain|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 01/03/2005|
Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018
|Definition:||A code set representing how an admitted patient begins an episode of care.|
|Maximum character length:||1|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
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).
|Data elements implementing this value domain:|
Episode of admitted patient care—admission mode, code N Health, Standard 01/03/2005