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METeOR identifier:Help on this term677623
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 25/01/2018
ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018
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The process by which a patient is briefly assessed to determine the urgency of their problem and priority for emergency care.

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Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

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Australasian College for Emergency Medicine 2013a. Policy on the Australasian Triage Scale (P06). Melbourne: Australasian College for Emergency Medicine. Viewed 7 October 2016, https://www.acem.org.au/getattachment/693998d7-94be-4ca7-a0e7-3d74cc9b733f/Policy-on-the-Australasian-Triage-Scale.aspx

Australasian College for Emergency Medicine 2013b. Guidelines on the implementation of the Australasian Triage Scale in Emergency Department (G24). Melbourne: Australasian College for Emergency Medicine. Viewed 7 October 2016, https://www.acem.org.au/getattachment/4320524e-ad60-4e7c-a96d-bdf90cd7966c/G24-Implementation-of-the-Australasian-Triage-Scal.aspx

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Supersedes Triage Health, Superseded 25/01/2018, Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 08/12/2016, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Proposed 16/10/2012

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Activity based funding: Emergency service care NBEDS 2018-19 Health, Superseded 17/10/2018

Activity based funding: Emergency service care NBEDS 2019-20 Health, Standard 17/10/2018
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Proposed 20/09/2018

Emergency service stay—triage category Health, Standard 25/01/2018

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

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NBEDS 2018-19 Health, Standardisation pending 28/09/2017

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NBEDS 2019–20 Health, Standardisation pending 30/11/2018

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2018-19 Health, Standard 25/01/2018
ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2019–20 Health, Standardisation pending 26/11/2018
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Proposed 17/07/2018

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—triage category Health, Standard 06/09/2018
ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—triage category, code N Health, Standard 25/01/2018

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—triage date Health, Standard 25/01/2018
ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—triage date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 25/01/2018

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—triage time Health, Standard 25/01/2018
ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—triage time, hhmm Health, Standard 25/01/2018
ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018

Triage category code N Health, Standard 25/01/2018

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