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Emergency department stay—type of visit to emergency department, code N

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termType of visit to emergency department
METeOR identifier:Help on this term471929
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 30/01/2012
Definition:Help on this termThe reason the patient presents to an emergency department, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Emergency department stay—type of visit to emergency department

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Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Emergency presentation: attendance for an actual or suspected condition which is sufficiently serious to require acute unscheduled care.
2Return visit, planned: presentation is planned and is a result of a previous emergency department presentation or return visit.
3Pre-arranged admission: a patient who presents at the emergency department for either clerical, nursing or medical processes to be undertaken, and admission has been pre-arranged by the referring medical officer and a bed allocated.
4Patient in transit: the emergency department is responsible for care and treatment of a patient awaiting transport to another facility.
5Dead on arrival: a patient who is dead on arrival at the emergency department and an emergency department clinician certifies the death of the patient.

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Collection and usage attributes

Comments:Help on this termRequired for analysis of emergency department services.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termNational Institution Based Ambulatory Model Reference Group
Origin:Help on this termNational Health Data Committee

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Has been superseded by Emergency department stay—type of visit to emergency department, code N Health, Superseded 21/11/2013, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 31/10/2012, National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

Supersedes Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—type of visit to emergency department, code N Health, Superseded 22/12/2011

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Non-admitted patient emergency department care DSS 1 January 2012-30 June 2012 Health, Retired 30/01/2012

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