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Emergency department stay—ambulance offload delay

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term440535
Registration status:Help on this termTasmanian Health, Endorsed 09/12/2016
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Ambulance offload delay occurs when a patient arrives at an emergency department and is triaged but remains under the care of an ambulance crew until the emergency department takes the responsibility for the care of the patient.

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Emergency department care

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Object class:Emergency department stay
Definition:Help on this termThe period between when a patient presents at an emergency department and when that person is recorded as having physically departed the emergency department.
Context:Help on this termEmergency department care.
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Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Government Department of Health and Ageing

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Property:Ambulance offload delay
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Ambulance offload delay occurs when a patient arrives at an emergency department and is triaged but remains under the care of an ambulance crew until the emergency department takes the responsibility for the care of the patient.

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Emergency department stay—ambulance offload delay, total minutes NNNNN Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 09/12/2016

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