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Emergency department visit type code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270868
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 22/12/2011
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing the types of emergency department visits.

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
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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.

Relational attributes

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Has been superseded by Emergency department visit type code N Health, Superseded 30/01/2012

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—type of visit to emergency department, code N Health, Superseded 22/12/2011

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