Admission mode code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Value Domain
METeOR identifier:270571
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.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Admitted patient transferred from another hospital
2Statistical admission - episode type change
3Other

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).

Relational attributes

Data elements implementing this value domain:

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