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Clinical urgency code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term598026
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 12/06/2015
ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018
Definition:Help on this term

A code set representing the clinical assessment of the urgency with which a patient requires a procedure.

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
1Procedures that are clinically indicated within 30 days
2Procedures that are clinically indicated within 90 days
3Procedures that are clinically indicated within 365 days

Source and reference attributes

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National Health Information Standards and Statistics Committee

Reference documents:Help on this term

AIHW (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare) 2013. National definitions for elective surgery urgency categories: proposal for the Standing Council on Health. Cat. no. HSE 138. Canberra: AIHW. Viewed 30 July 2015. http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=60129543979

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Clinical urgency code N Health, Superseded 12/06/2015, National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

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

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