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Elective surgery

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termGlossary Item
METeOR identifier:Help on this term568780
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 12/06/2015
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 01/12/2016
ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018
Definition:Help on this term

Elective surgery is planned surgery that can be booked in advance as a result of a specialist clinical assessment resulting in placement on an elective surgery waiting list.

Context:Help on this term

Admitted patient care

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Surgery is defined as procedures listed in the surgical operations section of the Commonwealth Medicare Benefits Schedule.

Surgery is classified as either emergency surgery, elective surgery or other surgery on the basis of a patient's presentation and subsequent care (not by time periods to surgery).

Source and reference attributes

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National Health Information Standards and Statistics Committee

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Elective surgery Health, Superseded 12/06/2015

See also Emergency surgery Health, Standard 12/06/2015, Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 01/12/2016, ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018

See also Other surgery Health, Standard 12/06/2015, Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 01/12/2016, ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018

Metadata items which use this glossary item:Help on this term

Admitted patient care NMDS 2016-17 Health, Superseded 05/10/2016
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Proposed 09/09/2015

Admitted patient care NMDS 2017-18 Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

Admitted patient care NMDS 2018-19 Health, Standard 25/01/2018
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Admitted patient care NMDS 2019-20 Health, Standardisation pending 30/11/2018
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Proposed 17/07/2018

Elective care type code N Health, Standard 12/06/2015
ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018

Elective care waiting list episode—category reassignment date Health, Standard 12/06/2015
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 02/12/2016
ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018

Elective care waiting list episode—category reassignment date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 19/11/2015
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 02/12/2016
ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018

Elective care waiting list episode—category reassignment date, DDMMYYYY Health, Superseded 19/11/2015

Elective surgery code NN Health, Standard 19/11/2015
ACT Health, Final 03/08/2018

Elective surgery waiting list episode—clinical urgency Health, Standard 12/06/2015
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 01/12/2016
ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018

Elective surgery waiting list episode—clinical urgency, code N Health, Standard 12/06/2015
ACT Health, Final 03/08/2018

Elective surgery waiting list episode—intended procedure, code NNN Health, Superseded 29/06/2016

Elective surgery waiting list episode—intended procedure, code NNN Health, Standard 25/01/2018
ACT Health, Final 03/08/2018

Elective surgery waiting list episode—intended procedure, code NNN Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

Elective surgery waiting list episode—overdue patient status, code N Health, Standard 25/01/2018
ACT Health, Final 03/08/2018

Elective surgery waiting list episode—overdue patient status, code N Health, Superseded 19/11/2015

Elective surgery waiting list episode—overdue patient status, code N Health, Superseded 25/01/2018
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 07/12/2016

Elective surgery waiting list episode—reason for removal from a waiting list, code N Health, Standard 25/01/2018
ACT Health, Final 03/08/2018

Elective surgery waiting list episode—surgical specialty (of scheduled doctor), code NN Health, Standard 19/11/2015

Elective surgery waiting list episode—surgical specialty of scheduled doctor, code NN Health, Standardisation pending 08/01/2018
ACT Health, Final 03/08/2018

Elective surgery waiting list episode—waiting time (at a census date), total days N[NNN] Health, Standard 19/11/2015
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 02/12/2016
ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018

Elective surgery waiting list episode—waiting time (at removal), total days N[NNN] Health, Standard 19/11/2015
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 02/12/2016

Elective surgery waiting list episode—waiting time at a census date, total days N[NNN] Health, Standardisation pending 08/01/2018
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Elective surgery waiting list episode—waiting time at removal, total days N[NNN] Health, Standardisation pending 08/01/2018
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Elective surgery waiting times (census data) NMDS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 19/11/2015

Elective surgery waiting times (census data) NMDS 2016-17 Health, Superseded 29/06/2016

Elective surgery waiting times (removals data) NMDS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 19/11/2015

Elective surgery waiting times (removals data) NMDS 2016-17 Health, Superseded 29/06/2016

Elective surgery waiting times NMDS 2016-17 Health, Superseded 05/10/2016

Elective surgery waiting times NMDS 2017-18 Health, Standard 05/10/2016

Elective surgery waiting times NMDS 2018-19 Health, Standard 25/01/2018
ACT Health, Final 03/08/2018

Elective surgery waiting times NMDS 2019–20 Health, Standardisation pending 26/11/2018

Emergency surgery Health, Standard 12/06/2015
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 01/12/2016
ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018

Episode of admitted patient care—unplanned admission to Intensive Care Unit (ICU) following elective surgery indicator Health, Standard 04/09/2015

Episode of admitted patient care—unplanned admission to Intensive Care Unit (ICU) following elective surgery indicator, Yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N Health, Standard 04/09/2015

Intended procedure Health, Standard 19/11/2015
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 08/12/2016
ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018

National Healthcare Agreement: PI 20a–Waiting times for elective surgery: waiting times in days, 2018 Health, Standard 30/01/2018

National Healthcare Agreement: PI 20b–Waiting times for elective surgery: proportion seen on time, 2018 Health, Standard 30/01/2018

Other surgery Health, Standard 12/06/2015
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 01/12/2016
ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018

Unplanned admission to Intensive Care Unit (ICU) following elective surgery indicator Health, Standard 04/09/2015

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