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Episode of admitted patient care—procedure

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term647089
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 05/10/2016
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 10/07/2017
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018
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A clinical intervention that:

  • is surgical in nature, and/or
  • carries a procedural risk, and/or
  • carries an anaesthetic risk, and/or
  • requires specialised training, and/or
  • requires special facilities or equipment only available in an acute care setting.

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Identifying and definitional attributes

Object class:Episode of admitted patient care
Definition:Help on this termThe period of admitted patient care between a formal or statistical admission and a formal or statistical separation, characterised by only one care type.
Context:Help on this termAdmitted patient care.
Specialisation of:Help on this termService episode

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Guide for use:Help on this termThis treatment and/or care provided to a patient during an episode of care can occur in hospital and/or in the person's home (for hospital-in-the-home patients).

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Origin:Help on this termHealth Data Standards Committee.

Property attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Definition:Help on this termA series of steps performed by a healthcare professional through which a desired result is intended to be accomplished.
Property group:Help on this termService provision event

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Reference documents:Help on this termDorland I & Newman W.A 2003. Dorland’s illustrated medical dictionary, 30th ed. Philadelphia: Saunders.

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Has been superseded by Episode of admitted patient care—intervention Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Supersedes Episode of admitted patient care—procedure Health, Superseded 05/10/2016, Tasmanian Health, Archived 10/07/2017, National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

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

Episode of admitted patient care—procedure, code (ACHI 10th edn) NNNNN-NN Health, Superseded 12/12/2018
Tasmanian Health, Archived 08/04/2019
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Recorded 04/08/2016
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Episode of admitted patient care—procedure, code (ACHI 11th edn) NNNNN-NN Health, Standard 12/12/2018
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 08/04/2019

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