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Admitted patient palliative care NMDS 2008-09

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Set Specification
METeOR identifier:Help on this term361960
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 04/02/2009
DSS type:Help on this termNational Minimum Data Set (NMDS)
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The scope of this data set is admitted patients receiving palliative care in all public and private acute hospitals, and free standing day hospital facilities. Hospitals operated by the Australian Defence Force, correctional authorities and Australia's external territories are not currently included.

Palliative care patients are identified by the data element Hospital service—care type, code N[N].N.

Collection and usage attributes

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Episodes of care for admitted patients.

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National reporting arrangements

State and territory health authorities provide the data to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare for national collation, on an annual basis.

Periods for which data collected and collated nationally

Financial years ending 30 June each year.

Implementation start date:Help on this term01/07/2008
Implementation end date:Help on this term30/06/2009
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Scope links with other NMDSs

Episodes of care for admitted patients receiving palliative care in all public and private acute hospitals and free standing day hospital facilities:

  • Admitted patient care NMDS.
  • Admitted patient mental health care NMDS.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termNational Health Information Group

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Admitted patient palliative care NMDS 2007-08 Health, Superseded 05/02/2008

Has been superseded by Admitted patient palliative care NMDS 2009-10 Health, Superseded 05/01/2010

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Seq No.Help on this termMetadata itemHelp on this term ObligationHelp on this term Max occursHelp on this term
-Episode of admitted patient care—admission date, DDMMYYYYMandatory1
-Episode of admitted patient care—admission mode, code NMandatory1
-Episode of admitted patient care—number of days of hospital-in-the-home care, total {N[NN]}Mandatory1
-Episode of admitted patient care—separation date, DDMMYYYYMandatory1
-Episode of admitted patient care—separation mode, code NMandatory1
-Episode of care—additional diagnosis, code (ICD-10-AM 6th edn) ANN{.N[N]}Mandatory1
-Episode of care—principal diagnosis, code (ICD-10-AM 6th edn) ANN{.N[N]}Conditional1
-Episode of care—principal source of funding, hospital code NNMandatory1
-Establishment—organisation identifier (Australian), NNX[X]NNNNNMandatory1
-Hospital service—care type, code N[N].NMandatory1
-Patient—previous specialised treatment, code NMandatory1
-Person—area of usual residence, geographical location code (ASGC 2007) NNNNNMandatory1
-Person—country of birth, code (SACC 1998) NNNNMandatory1
-Person—date of birth, DDMMYYYYConditional1
-Person—Indigenous status, code NMandatory1
-Person—person identifier, XXXXXX[X(14)]Conditional1
-Person—sex, code NMandatory1
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