Emergency department stay—transport mode (arrival), Tasmanian code N[N]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Tasmanian emergency department arrival mode - transport
METeOR identifier:417739
Registration status:Tasmanian Health, Archived 05/06/2020
Definition:

The mode of transport by which the person arrives at the emergency department, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Emergency department stay—transport mode

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N[N]
Maximum character length:2
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Tasmanian Ambulance
2Walking
3Mortuary Ambulance
4Private Vehicle
5Public Transport
6Government Vehicle
7Police
8Wheelchair
11Tasmanian Ambulance - helicopter
Supplementary values:
99Other

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Collection methods:The field name in Health Central is [ArrivalModeRefId].

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Has been superseded by Emergency department stay—transport mode (arrival), Tasmanian code N[N] Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 05/06/2020

Implementation in Indicators:Used as numerator
Service Agreement - Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania: 2014, Percentage of patients with transfer of care completed within 15 and 30 minutes, 2014 Tasmanian Health, Archived 09/12/2016
Used as denominator
Service Agreement - Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania: 2014, Percentage of patients with transfer of care completed within 15 and 30 minutes, 2014 Tasmanian Health, Archived 09/12/2016