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Emergency department stay—urgency related group major diagnostic block, code N[AA]

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termUrgency related group major diagnostic block
Synonymous names:Help on this termURG major diagnostic block
METeOR identifier:Help on this term449585
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 11/04/2014
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 31/10/2012
Definition:Help on this termThe urgency related group (URG) major diagnostic block category into which the patient's emergency department diagnosis is grouped, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Emergency department stay—urgency related group major diagnostic block

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termN[AA]
Maximum character length:Help on this term3
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1APoisoning, comatose
1BPoisoning, conscious
1CDrug reaction
1DAlcohol/drug abuse and alcohol/drug induced mental disorders
2AInjury, multiple sites
2BInjury, single site, major
2BaInjury, single site, minor
3ACirculatory system illness
3BRespiratory system illness
3CDigestive system illness
3DUrological illness
3ENeurological illness
3FIllness of the eyes
3GIllness of the ear, nose and throat
3HMusculoskeletal/connective tissue illness
3IIllness of skin, subcutaneous tissue, breast
3JBlood/immune system illness
3KObstetric illness
3LGynaecological illness
3MMale reproductive system illness
3NSystem infection/parasites
3OIllness of other and unknown systems
3PNewborn/neonate
3QHepatobiliary system illness
4Psychiatric illness
5Social problem
6Other presentation

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termIndependent Hospital Pricing Authority
Reference documents:Help on this termJelinek G (1994). Case-mix Classification of Patients Attending Hospital Emergency Departments in Perth Western Australia. Doctor of Medicine Thesis. Perth Australia. University of Western Australia.

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Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termThis data element uses the patient's principal diagnosis which is reported in Emergency department stay—principal diagnosis, code X(9). The principal diagnosis code is then grouped to a major diagnostic block.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termIndependent Hospital Pricing Authority

Relational attributes

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Has been superseded by Emergency department stay—urgency related group major diagnostic block, code N[AA] Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

See also Emergency department stay—urgency related group, URG (v1.2) code [X]N[N] Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Superseded 31/10/2012

See also Emergency department stay—urgency related group, URG (v1.3) code [X]N[N] Health, Standard 07/02/2013, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 31/10/2012

See also Emergency department stay—urgency related group, URG code [X]N[N] Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Superseded 31/10/2012

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Activity based funding: Emergency department care DSS 2013-2014 Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Superseded 01/03/2013

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Emergency department care activity based funding DSS 2012-2013 Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Superseded 31/10/2012

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Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2013-14 Health, Superseded 11/04/2014

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