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Emergency department stay—presentation date, MMYYYY

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termEmergency department presentation date MMYYYY
METeOR identifier:Help on this term744132
Registration status:Help on this termTasmanian Health, Endorsed 18/05/2021
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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

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termDate
Data type:Help on this termDate/Time
Format:Help on this termMMYYYY
Maximum character length:Help on this term6

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

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.

Comments:Help on this term

Required to identify commencement of a visit and for calculation of waiting times.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Department of Health Tasmania 

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Emergency department presentation related data elements (TDLU) cluster Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 18/05/2021

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