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Emergency service

Identifying and definitional attributes

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term745039
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021
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An emergency service provides triage, assessment, care and/or treatment for patients suffering from medical condition/s and/or injury.

Emergency services provide care in facilities which do not meet all of the following criteria: 

  • purposely designated and equipped area with designated assessment, treatment and resuscitation areas
  • ability to provide resuscitation, stabilisation and initial management of all emergencies
  • availability of medical staff in the hospital 24 hours a day
  • designated emergency department nursing staff 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and a designated emergency department nursing unit manager.

Relational attributes

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See also Emergency department Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Supersedes Emergency service Health, Standard 05/10/2016

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Emergency service care aggregate NBEDS 2022–23 Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Emergency service care NBEDS 2022–23 Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Emergency service stay Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Emergency service stay—additional diagnosis Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Emergency service stay—additional diagnosis, code (ICD-10-AM 11th edn) ANN{.N[N]} Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Emergency service stay—clinical care commencement date Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Emergency service stay—clinical care commencement date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Emergency service stay—clinical care commencement time Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Emergency service stay—clinical care commencement time, hhmm Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Emergency service stay—episode end date Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Emergency service stay—episode end date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Emergency service stay—episode end status Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Emergency service stay—episode end status, code N Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Emergency service stay—episode end time Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Emergency service stay—episode end time, hhmm Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Emergency service stay—physical departure date Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Emergency service stay—physical departure date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Emergency service stay—physical departure time Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Emergency service stay—physical departure time, hhmm Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Emergency service stay—presentation date Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Emergency service stay—presentation date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Emergency service stay—presentation time Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Emergency service stay—presentation time, hhmm Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Emergency service stay—principal diagnosis Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Emergency service stay—Principal Diagnosis (ICD-10-AM 11th edition) Short List code ANN{.N[N]} Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Emergency service stay—service episode length Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Emergency service stay—service episode length, total minutes NNNNN Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Emergency service stay—transport mode Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Emergency service stay—transport mode (arrival), code N Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Emergency service stay—triage category Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Emergency service stay—triage category, code N Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Emergency service stay—triage date Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Emergency service stay—triage date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Emergency service stay—triage time Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Emergency service stay—triage time, hhmm Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Emergency service stay—type of visit to emergency service Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Emergency service stay—type of visit to emergency service, code N Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Emergency service stay—waiting time Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Emergency service stay—waiting time, total minutes NNNNN Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Emergency service visit type code N Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Non-admitted patient NBEDS 2022–23 Health, Standardisation pending 16/09/2021

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