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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 attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Data element concept:Patient—clinical emergency indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term447943
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.
Object class:Help on this termPatient
Property:Help on this termClinical emergency indicator

Value domain attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Value domain:Yes/no code N
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270732
Registration status:Help on this termHousing assistance, Standard 23/08/2010
Health, Standard 01/03/2005
Early Childhood, Standard 21/05/2010
Homelessness, Standard 23/08/2010
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 27/05/2020
WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 01/11/2012
Indigenous, Endorsed 16/09/2014
Commonwealth Department of Health, Proposed 22/01/2015
Disability, Standard 07/10/2014
Community Services (retired), Standard 27/04/2007
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing 'yes' and 'no'.

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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