Emergency department stay—principal diagnosis, Emergency Department (ICD-10-AM 11th Edition) Principal Diagnosis Short List code ANN{.N[N]}

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Emergency department principal diagnosis
Synonymous names:ED principal diagnosis code
METeOR identifier:717948
Registration status:Health, Standard 18/12/2019
Definition:

The diagnosis established at the conclusion of the patient's attendance in an emergency department to be mainly responsible for occasioning the attendance following consideration of clinical assessment, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Emergency department stay—principal diagnosis

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Classification scheme:Emergency Department International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Tenth Revision, Australian Modification, Principal Diagnosis Short List 11th edition
Representation class:Code
Data type:String
Format:ANN{.N[N]}
Maximum character length:6

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

A user guide for the Emergency Department ICD-10-AM (Eleventh Edition) Principal Diagnosis Short List (ED Short List) can be found on The Independent Hospital Pricing Authority's website (IHPA 2019).

Comments:

The ED Short List has been developed by the Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA) from the full version of ICD-10-AM. The ED short list was compiled using data analysis and clinical advice.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

Reference documents:

IHPA 2019. Emergency Department ICD-10-AM (Eleventh Edition) Principal Diagnosis Short List - User guide. Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Sydney. Viewed 9th September 2019, https://www.ihpa.gov.au/what-we-do/classifications/emergency-care/emergency-department-icd-10-am-principal-diagnosis-short-list

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

The phrase 'at the conclusion' in the definition refers to evaluation of findings interpreted by the clinician available at the end of the emergency department stay. This may include information gained from the history of illness, any mental status evaluation, specialist consultations, physical examinations, diagnostic tests or procedures, surgical procedures and pathological or radiological examinations.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

See also Emergency department stay—additional diagnosis, code (ICD-10-AM 11th edn) ANN{.N[N]} Health, Standard 12/12/2018

Supersedes Emergency department stay—emergency department ICD-10-AM (11th edn) principal diagnosis short list code ANN{.N[N]} Health, Superseded 18/12/2019

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2020–21 Health, Standard 18/12/2019

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