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Episode of admitted patient care—clinical assessment only indicator, yes/no/unknown/not stated/inadequately described code N

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termClinical assessment only indicator
Synonymous names:Help on this termAssessment only indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term550492
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 11/04/2014
Definition:Help on this termAn indicator of whether an episode of admitted patient care resulted in the patient undergoing a clinical assessment only, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Episode of admitted patient care—clinical assessment only indicator

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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
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Yes
2No
Supplementary values:Help on this term
8Unknown
9Not stated/inadequately described

Source and reference attributes

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

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

An episode of care is regarded as ‘assessment only’ if a patient was seen for clinical assessment only and no treatment or further intervention was planned by the assessing clinical team.

CODE 1   Yes

This code is used when the patient was assessed by a clinical team but received no treatment during an episode. These episodes are usually of short duration, normally less than 3 days.

CODE 2   No

This code is used when the patient was assessed and then goes on to receive treatment.

CODE 8   Unknown

This code is used when it is unknown whether the patient was seen for assessment only.

CODE 9   Not stated/inadequately described

This code is used when it is has not been reported whether the patient was seen for assessment only.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termIndependent Hospital Pricing Authority

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Episode of admitted patient care—clinical assessment only indicator, yes/no/unknown code N Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 31/10/2012

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
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Admitted subacute and non-acute hospital care DSS 2014-15 Health, Superseded 13/11/2014

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Admitted subacute and non-acute hospital care DSS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 19/11/2015

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Admitted subacute and non-acute hospital care NBEDS 2016-17 Health, Superseded 03/11/2016

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