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Emergency department short stay unit departure destination code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term560008
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 04/09/2014
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing the destination of a patient when they physically depart from an emergency department short stay unit.

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
1Another location in the same hospital
8Other

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 1   Another location in the same hospital

To be recorded for a patient who is transferred from an emergency department short stay unit to another admitted patient ward in the same hospital, or to an operating theatre. This excludes transfers to discharge/transit lounges or transfers to hospital-in-the-home.

CODE 8   Other

To be recorded for a patient who has not been transferred from an emergency department short stay unit to another admitted patient ward in the same hospital. This includes transfers to discharge/transit lounges or transfers to hospital-in-the-home.

Where a patient has been assigned Code 8, their Mode of separation should be used to determine their departure destination from an emergency department short stay unit.

Source and reference attributes

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

Relational attributes

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Episode of admitted patient care—emergency department short stay unit departure destination, code N Health, Standard 04/09/2014

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