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Emergency service stay—triage category

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term646482
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 25/01/2018
Definition:Help on this term

The urgency of the patient's need for medical and nursing care.

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Emergency service care:

Required to provide data for analysis of emergency service processes.

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Object class:Emergency service stay
Definition:Help on this term

The period between when a patient presents at an emergency service and when that person is recorded as having physically departed the emergency service.

Context:Help on this term

Emergency service care.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

Property attributes

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Property:Triage category
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The classification of a patient assigned according to the urgency of their need for medical and/or nursing care.

Property group:Help on this termService/care urgency

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Has been superseded by Emergency service stay—triage category Health, Superseded 20/10/2021

Supersedes Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—triage category Health, Superseded 30/01/2012

Data Elements implementing this Data Element Concept:Help on this term

Emergency service stay—triage category, code N Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

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