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Other surgery

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Metadata item type:Help on this termGlossary Item
METeOR identifier:Help on this term568786
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 12/06/2015
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 01/12/2016
ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018
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Other surgery is where the procedure cannot be defined as either emergency surgery or elective surgery, for example, transplant surgery and planned obstetrics procedures.

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Surgery is defined as procedures listed in the surgical operations section of the Australian Government 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).

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National Health Information Standards and Statistics Committee

Relational attributes

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

See also Emergency 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

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

Elective surgery waiting times (census data) NMDS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 19/11/2015

Elective surgery waiting times (census data) NMDS 2016-17 Health, Superseded 29/06/2016

Elective surgery waiting times (removals data) NMDS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 19/11/2015

Elective surgery waiting times (removals data) NMDS 2016-17 Health, Superseded 29/06/2016

Elective surgery waiting times NMDS 2016-17 Health, Superseded 05/10/2016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 other surgery indicator Health, Standard 04/09/2015

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

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

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