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Metadata item type:Help on this termGlossary Item
METeOR identifier:Help on this term745263
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021
Definition:Help on this term

The process by which a patient is briefly assessed to determine the urgency of their problem and priority for emergency care.

Source and reference attributes

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Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

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Australasian College for Emergency Medicine 2013a. Policy on the Australasian Triage Scale (P06). Melbourne: Australasian College for Emergency Medicine. Viewed 17 June 2021, https://acem.org.au/getmedia/484b39f1-7c99-427b-b46e-005b0cd6ac64/P06-Policy-on-the-ATS-Jul-13-v04.aspx.

Australasian College for Emergency Medicine 2013b. Guidelines on the implementation of the Australasian Triage Scale in Emergency Department (G24). Melbourne: Australasian College for Emergency Medicine. Viewed 17 June 2021, https://acem.org.au/getmedia/51dc74f7-9ff0-42ce-872a-0437f3db640a/G24_04_Guidelines_on_Implementation_of_ATS_Jul-16.aspx

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Triage Health, Standard 25/01/2018, Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 25/05/2020, ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018

Metadata items which use this glossary item:Help on this term

Emergency department Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

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

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

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

Emergency service Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

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

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

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

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

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2022–23 Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—clinical care commencement date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—clinical care commencement time, hhmm Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—triage category Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—triage category, code N Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—triage date Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—triage date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—triage time Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—triage time, hhmm Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Triage category code N Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

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