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Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—clinical care commencement time

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term472811
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 30/01/2012
Definition:Help on this termThe time at which emergency department non-admitted clinical care commences.
Context:Help on this termEmergency Department care.

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Object class:Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode
Definition:Help on this termThe treatment or care between when a patient presents at an emergency department and when the non-admitted patient emergency department clinical care ends.
Context:Help on this termEmergency department care.
Specialisation of:Help on this termService episode

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Includes patients who do not wait for treatment once registered or triaged, and those who are dead on arrival at the emergency department.

Both a non-admitted patient emergency department service episode and an admitted patient episode of care should be recorded for patients who subsequently undergo a formal admission. The end of the non-admitted patient emergency department service episode should indicate the commencement of the admitted episode of care, if applicable.

A non-admitted patient emergency department service episode ends when either the patient is admitted or, if the patient is not to be admitted, when the patient's emergency department non-admitted clinical care is recorded as completed, or when they are recorded as having left at their own risk.
Comments:Help on this termThis metadata item has been defined to support the national minimum data set for Non-admitted patient emergency department care.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termNational reference group for non-admitted patient data development, 2001-02

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Property:Clinical care commencement time
Definition:Help on this termThe time at which clinical care commences.
Property group:Help on this termService provision event

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Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Has been superseded by Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—clinical care commencement time Health, Standard 30/01/2012, Tasmanian Health, Final 02/07/2014, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 01/11/2012, ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018

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Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—clinical care commencement time, hhmm Health, Superseded 30/01/2012

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