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Emergency department service episode end status (Tasmanian) code N[NN]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term440989
Registration status:Help on this termTasmanian Health, Endorsed 08/12/2016
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A code set representing the status of a patient at the end of an emergency department service episode.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[NN]
Maximum character length:Help on this term3
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Admitted
2Departed under own care
3Transferred to another hospital
4Did not wait to be seen by a medical officer
5Left at own risk
6Died in emergency department
7Dead on arrival and not treated
8Triage only alternative medical assessment recommended
9DNW - patient elected to access GP/other
10Departed in police care
11Transit lounge/outpatient clinic
101Admitted DEM
102Admitted LGH
Supplementary values:Help on this term
99Other

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 2     Departed under own care

This code includes patients who departed under their own care, under the care of a residential aged care facility or other carer. Code 2 excludes those who died in the emergency department, which should be coded to Code 6.

CODE 10   Departed in police care

This code is only used at the Royal Hobart Hospital.

CODE 102     Admitted LGH

This code is only used at the Launceston General Hospital.

CODE 99    Other

This code is not recommended to be use.

Relational attributes

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—episode end status, (Tasmanian) code N[NN] Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 08/12/2016

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