Emergency department service episode end status (Tasmanian) code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Value Domain
METeOR identifier:672428
Registration status:Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 05/06/2020
Definition:

A code set representing the status of a patient at the end of an emergency department service episode.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Admitted to this hospital
2Departed under own care
3Transfer to another hospital for admission
4Did not wait to be seen by a healthcare professional
5Left at own risk after being seen by a healthcare professional
6Died in Emergency Department
7Dead on arrival and not treated
8Triage only alternative medical assessment recommended

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

CODE 2     Departed under own care

This code includes patients who departed under their own care, under the care of a residential aged care facility or other carer. Code 2 excludes those who died in the emergency department, which should be coded to Code 6.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Department of Health Tasmania

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Emergency department service episode end status (Tasmanian) code N[NN] Tasmanian Health, Archived 05/06/2020

Data elements implementing this value domain:

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—episode end status, (Tasmanian) code N Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 05/06/2020