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Patient—clinical emergency indicator, yes/no code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termClinical emergency indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term448126
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 07/12/2011
ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018
Definition:Help on this termAn indicator of whether the treatment required for the patient is clinically assessed as an emergency, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Patient—clinical emergency indicator

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termBoolean
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Yes
2No

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 1     Yes

The treating clinician has assessed the waiting time for treatment cannot exceed 24 hours.

CODE 2     No

The treating clinician has assessed the waiting time for treatment can exceed 24 hours.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

See also Person with cancer—clinical emergency indicator, code A WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015

See also Person with cancer—clinical emergency indicator, code A WA Health, Endorsed 01/06/2017

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
All attributes +

Radiotherapy waiting times DSS 2012-13 Health, Superseded 13/11/2013

DSS specific attributes +

Radiotherapy waiting times DSS 2013-15 Health, Superseded 13/11/2013

DSS specific attributes +

Radiotherapy waiting times NMDS 2015-2018 Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Radiotherapy waiting times NMDS 2018- Health, Standard 25/01/2018
ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018

DSS specific attributes +
Implementation in Indicators:Help on this termUsed as numerator
National Healthcare Agreement PIa: Proportion of emergency radiotherapy treatment started within the emergency timeframe Health, Standardisation pending 12/01/2016
Used as denominator
National Healthcare Agreement PIa: Proportion of emergency radiotherapy treatment started within the emergency timeframe Health, Standardisation pending 12/01/2016
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