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Emergency department stay—transport mode (arrival), code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termEmergency department arrival mode transport
METeOR identifier:Help on this term651879
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 05/10/2016
ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018
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The mode of transport by which the person arrives at the emergency department, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Emergency department stay—transport mode

Value domain attributes

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
1Ambulance, air ambulance or helicopter rescue service
2Police/correctional services vehicle
8Other
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Not stated/unknown

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 8     Other

Includes walking, private transport, public transport, community transport, and taxi.

Data element attributes

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

National reference group for non-admitted patient data development, 2001-02

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Emergency department stay—transport mode (arrival), code N Health, Superseded 05/10/2016, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 31/10/2012

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
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Non-admitted patient emergency department care NBEDS 2017-18 Health, Superseded 12/12/2018

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Non-admitted patient emergency department care NBEDS 2018-19 Health, Superseded 12/12/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NBEDS 2019–20 Health, Standard 12/12/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2017-18 Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2018-19 Health, Superseded 12/12/2018
ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2019–20 Health, Superseded 18/12/2019

DSS specific attributes +

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2020–21 Health, Standard 18/12/2019

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Implementation in Indicators:Help on this termUsed as numerator
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 19–Selected potentially avoidable GP-type presentations to emergency departments, 2019 Health, Standard 19/06/2019
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 19–Selected potentially avoidable GP-type presentations to emergency departments, 2020 Health, Standardisation pending 29/11/2019
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