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Emergency department non-admitted patient service episode end status code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term474155
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 11/04/2014
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 31/10/2012
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing the status of a patient at the end of a non-admitted patient emergency department service episode.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
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ValueMeaning
1Admitted to this hospital (either short stay unit, hospital-in-the-home or non-emergency department hospital ward)
2Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode completed - departed without being admitted or referred to another hospital
3Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode completed - referred to another hospital for admission
4Did not wait to be attended by a health care professional
5Left at own risk after being attended by a health care professional but before the non-admitted patient emergency department service episode was completed
6Died in emergency department as a non-admitted patient
7Dead on arrival, emergency department clinician certified the death of the patient

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 1   Admitted to this hospital (either short stay unit, hospital-in-the-home or non-emergency department hospital ward)

This code includes patients who are admitted to this hospital and subsequently die before leaving the emergency department.

CODE 2   Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode completed - departed without being admitted or referred to another hospital

This code includes patients who departed under their own care, under police custody, under the care of a residential aged care facility or other carer.

This code excludes those who died in the emergency department as a non-admitted patient. Such instances should be coded to Code 6.

Source and reference attributes

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

Relational attributes

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Has been superseded by Emergency department non-admitted patient service episode end status code N Health, Superseded 19/11/2015

Supersedes Emergency department non-admitted patient service episode end status code N Health, Superseded 30/01/2012

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—episode end status, code N Health, Superseded 11/04/2014
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 31/10/2012
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

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