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Separation mode code N

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Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270688
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 the status and destination of a patient at separation.

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
1Discharge/transfer to (an)other acute hospital
2Discharge/transfer to a residential aged care service, unless this is the usual place of residence
3Discharge/transfer to (an)other psychiatric hospital
4Discharge/transfer to other health care accommodation (includes mothercraft hospitals)
5Statistical discharge - type change
6Left against medical advice/discharge at own risk
7Statistical discharge from leave
8Died
9Other (includes discharge to usual residence, own accommodation/welfare institution (includes prisons, hostels and group homes providing primarily welfare services))

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 4     Discharge/transfer to other health care accommodation (includes mothercraft hospitals)

In jurisdictions where mothercraft facilities are considered to be acute hospitals, patients separated to a mothercraft facility should have a mode of separation of Code 1. If the residential aged care service is the patient's place of usual residence then they should have a mode of separation of Code 9.

Relational attributes

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Episode of admitted patient care—separation 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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