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Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—episode end time, hhmm

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termEmergency department episode end time
METeOR identifier:Help on this term471904
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 30/01/2012
Definition:Help on this termThe time at which the non-admitted patient emergency department service episode ends, expressed as hhmm.
Data Element Concept:Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—episode end time

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Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termTime
Data type:Help on this termDate/Time
Format:Help on this termhhmm
Maximum character length:Help on this term4

Source and reference attributes

Reference documents:Help on this termISO 8601:2000 : Data elements and interchange formats - Information interchange - Representation of dates and times

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

The value of the episode end status should guide the selection of the value to be recorded as the end time of a non-admitted patient emergency department service episode as follows:

  • If the patient is subsequently admitted to this hospital, then record the time the patient's emergency department non-admitted clinical care is completed.
  • If the service episode is completed without the patient being admitted, then record the time the patient's emergency department non-admitted clinical care is completed.
  • If the service episode is completed and the patient is referred to another hospital for admission, then record the time the patient's emergency department non-admitted clinical care is completed.
  • If the patient did not wait, then record the time the patient leaves the emergency department or was first noticed as having left.
  • If the patient left at their own risk, then record the time the patient leaves the emergency department or was first noticed as having left.
  • If the patient died in the emergency department as a non-admitted patient, then record the time the patient was certified dead.
  • If the patient was dead on arrival, then record the time the patient was certified dead.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Government Department of Health and Ageing

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Has been superseded by Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—episode end time, hhmm Health, Superseded 19/11/2015, Tasmanian Health, Archived 27/05/2020, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 01/11/2012

Supersedes Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—episode end time, hhmm Health, Superseded 22/12/2011

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
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Non-admitted patient emergency department care DSS 1 January 2012-30 June 2012 Health, Retired 30/01/2012

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Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2011-12 Health, Superseded 30/01/2012
Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015

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