Emergency department stay—urgency related group major diagnostic block, code N[AA]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Urgency related group major diagnostic block
Synonymous names:URG major diagnostic block
METeOR identifier:684509
Registration status:Health, Standard 25/01/2018
Definition:

The urgency related group (URG) major diagnostic block category into which the patient's emergency department diagnosis is grouped, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Emergency department stay—urgency related group major diagnostic block

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:String
Format:N[AA]
Maximum character length:3
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Poisoning
1CDrug reaction
1DAlcohol/drug abuse and alcohol/drug induced mental disorders
2AInjury, multiple sites
2BInjury, single site, major
2BaInjury, single site, minor
3ACirculatory system illness
3BRespiratory system illness
3CDigestive system illness
3DUrological system illness
3ENeurological system illness
3FIllness of the eyes
3GIllness of the ear, nose and throat
3HMusculoskeletal/connective tissue system illness
3IIllness of skin, subcutaneous tissue, breast
3JBlood/immune system illness
3KObstetric illness
3LGynaecological illness
3MMale reproductive system illness
3NSystem infection/parasites
3OIllness of other and unknown systems
3PNewborn/neonate illness
3QHepatobiliary system illness
3REndocrine, nutritional and metabolic system illness
3SAllergy
4Psychiatric illness
5Social problem
6Other presentation
Supplementary values:
9Not stated/inadequately described

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

Reference documents:

Jelinek G 1994. Case-mix Classification of Patients Attending Hospital Emergency Departments in Perth Western Australia. Doctor of Medicine Thesis. Perth: University of Western Australia.

Data element attributes

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Emergency department stay—urgency related group major diagnostic block, code N[AA] Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:
All attributes +

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NBEDS 2018-19 Health, Superseded 12/12/2018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

DSS specific attributes +