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METeOR identifier:Help on this term334003
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 25/01/2018
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 08/12/2016
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Proposed 16/10/2012
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The process by which a patient is briefly assessed upon arrival in the emergency department to determine the urgency of their problem and priority for care.

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Emergency department care

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In November 2016, the reference documents section was updated to ensure that this glossary item continued to reference the correct source documents. The National Health Information Standards and Statistics Committee endorsed the update.

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Australasian College for Emergency Medicine 2013a. Policy on the Australasian Triage Scale (P06). Melbourne: Australasian College for Emergency Medicine. Viewed 7 October 2016, https://www.acem.org.au/getattachment/693998d7-94be-4ca7-a0e7-3d74cc9b733f/Policy-on-the-Australasian-Triage-Scale.aspx

Australasian College for Emergency Medicine 2013b. Guidelines on the implementation of the Australasian Triage Scale in Emergency Department (G24). Melbourne: Australasian College for Emergency Medicine. Viewed 7 October 2016, https://www.acem.org.au/getattachment/4320524e-ad60-4e7c-a96d-bdf90cd7966c/G24-Implementation-of-the-Australasian-Triage-Scal.aspx

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Has been superseded by Triage Health, Standard 25/01/2018, ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018

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Activity based funding: Emergency service care DSS 2014-15 Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 14/01/2015

Activity based funding: Emergency service care DSS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 19/11/2015
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Proposed 15/09/2014

Activity based funding: Emergency service care NBEDS 2016-17 Health, Superseded 05/10/2016
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Proposed 09/09/2015

Activity based funding: Emergency service care NBEDS 2017-18 Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

Emergency service stay—triage category, code N Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

Non-admitted patient emergency department care DSS 2014-15 Health, Superseded 04/02/2015

Non-admitted patient emergency department care DSS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 02/12/2015

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NBEDS 2016-17 Health, Superseded 05/10/2016

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NBEDS 2017-18 Health, Standard 05/10/2016

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2013-14 Health, Superseded 11/04/2014

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2014-15 Health, Superseded 13/11/2014

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 19/11/2015
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Proposed 15/09/2014

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2016-17 Health, Superseded 05/10/2016
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Proposed 08/09/2015

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2017-18 Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—triage category, code N Health, Superseded 05/10/2016
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 31/10/2012
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—triage category, code N Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—triage date, DDMMYYYY Health, Superseded 22/12/2011

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—triage date, DDMMYYYY Health, Superseded 25/01/2018
Tasmanian Health, Final 02/07/2014
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 01/11/2012

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—triage date, DDMMYYYY Health, Superseded 30/01/2012

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—triage time, hhmm Health, Superseded 22/12/2011

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—triage time, hhmm Health, Superseded 30/01/2012

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—triage time, hhmm Health, Superseded 25/01/2018
Tasmanian Health, Final 02/07/2014
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 01/11/2012

Triage category (Tasmanian) code N Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 08/12/2016

Triage category code N Health, Superseded 25/01/2018
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 31/10/2012
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

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