Emergency department stay—presentation date, MMYYYY
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Emergency department presentation date MMYYYY|
|Registration status:||Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 18/05/2021|
The date on which a patient/client presents for the delivery of an emergency department service, expressed as MMYYYY.
|Data Element Concept:||Emergency department stay—presentation date|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||6|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
The date of patient presentation at the emergency department is the date of first recorded contact with an emergency department staff member. The first recorded contact can be the commencement of the clerical registration or triage process whichever happens first.
Required to identify commencement of a visit and for calculation of waiting times.
Source and reference attributes
Department of Health Tasmania
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
Emergency department presentation related data elements (TDLU) cluster Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 18/05/2021