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Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—episode end status, (Tasmanian) code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termEmergency department service episode end status
METeOR identifier:Help on this term672432
Registration status:Help on this termTasmanian Health, Endorsed 05/06/2020
Definition:Help on this term

The status of the patient at the end of the non-admitted patient emergency department service episode, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—episode end status

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
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:Help on this term

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:Help on this term

Department of Health Tasmania

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

A service episode ends when either the patient is admitted or, if the patient is not to be admitted, when the patient is recorded as ready to leave the emergency department or when they are recorded as having left at their own risk.

Episode end status should be recorded when Episode end date and Episode end time are recorded.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Department of Health Tasmania

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—episode end status, (Tasmanian) code N[NN] Tasmanian Health, Archived 05/06/2020

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Tasmanian Emergency Department Data Set - 2020 Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 15/06/2020

DSS specific attributes +
Implementation in Indicators:Help on this termUsed as numerator
Service Agreement - Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania: 2017 ACC 1-2 - Emergency Department - Percentage of triage 1 and all emergency department presentations seen within the recommended triage time, 2017 Tasmanian Health, Archived 28/03/2019
Service Agreement - Department of Health Tasmania: 2018, Emergency Department - Percentage of triage 1 and all emergency department presentations seen within the recommended triage time, 2018 Tasmanian Health, Archived 24/07/2019
Service Plan - Department of Health Tasmania: 2019, Emergency department percentage of triage 1 and all emergency department presentations seen within the recommended time - Triage 1 and all triage categories (all specified facilities), 2019 Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 24/07/2019
Used as denominator
Service Agreement - Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania: 2017 ACC 1-2 - Emergency Department - Percentage of triage 1 and all emergency department presentations seen within the recommended triage time, 2017 Tasmanian Health, Archived 28/03/2019
Service Agreement - Department of Health Tasmania: 2018, Emergency Department - Percentage of triage 1 and all emergency department presentations seen within the recommended triage time, 2018 Tasmanian Health, Archived 24/07/2019
Service Plan - Department of Health Tasmania: 2019, Emergency department percentage of triage 1 and all emergency department presentations seen within the recommended time - Triage 1 and all triage categories (all specified facilities), 2019 Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 24/07/2019
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