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Elective surgery waiting list episode—surgical specialty of scheduled doctor

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term689731
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 12/12/2018
ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018
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The area of clinical expertise held by the doctor who will perform the elective surgery.

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Elective surgery:

Many hospitals manage their waiting lists on a specialty basis. Current data shows that the total ready-for-care times waited and numbers of long wait patients vary significantly between specialties. Furthermore, the hospital capacity to handle the demand for elective surgery varies with specialty.

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Object class:Elective surgery waiting list episode
Definition:Help on this termThe period between entry to and removal from an elective surgery waiting list.
Specialisation of:Help on this termService episode

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Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralia Institute of Health and Welfare

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Property:Surgical specialty of scheduled doctor
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A descriptor of an area of clinical expertise in surgery for the scheduled doctor who will perform the surgery.

Property group:Help on this termLabour characteristics

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Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Supersedes Elective surgery waiting list episode—surgical specialty (of scheduled doctor) Health, Superseded 12/12/2018, National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

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Elective surgery waiting list episode—surgical specialty of scheduled doctor, code NN Health, Standard 12/12/2018
ACT Health, Final 03/08/2018

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