Triage

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Glossary Item
METeOR identifier:745263
Registration status:Health, Standard 20/10/2021
Definition:

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

Submitting organisation:

Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

Reference documents:

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

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Triage Health, Superseded 20/10/2021, Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 25/05/2020, ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018

Metadata items which use this glossary item:

Emergency department Health, Standard 20/10/2021

Emergency department stay—presentation date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 20/10/2021

Emergency department stay—presentation time, hhmm Health, Standard 20/10/2021

Emergency department stay—waiting time, total minutes NNNNN Health, Standard 20/10/2021

Emergency service Health, Standard 20/10/2021

Emergency service care aggregate NBEDS 2022–23 Health, Standard 20/10/2021

Emergency service care NBEDS 2022–23 Health, Standard 20/10/2021

Emergency service stay—clinical care commencement date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 20/10/2021

Emergency service stay—clinical care commencement time, hhmm Health, Standard 20/10/2021

Emergency service stay—presentation date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 20/10/2021

Emergency service stay—presentation time, hhmm Health, Standard 20/10/2021

Emergency service stay—triage category Health, Standard 20/10/2021

Emergency service stay—triage category, code N Health, Standard 20/10/2021

Emergency service stay—triage date Health, Standard 20/10/2021

Emergency service stay—triage date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 20/10/2021

Emergency service stay—triage time Health, Standard 20/10/2021

Emergency service stay—triage time, hhmm Health, Standard 20/10/2021

Emergency service stay—waiting time, total minutes NNNNN Health, Standard 20/10/2021

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2022–23 Health, Standard 20/10/2021

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode Health, Standard 20/10/2021

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—clinical care commencement date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 20/10/2021

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—clinical care commencement time, hhmm Health, Standard 20/10/2021

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—triage category Health, Standard 20/10/2021

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—triage category, code N Health, Standard 20/10/2021

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—triage date Health, Standard 20/10/2021

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—triage date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 20/10/2021

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—triage time Health, Standard 20/10/2021

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—triage time, hhmm Health, Standard 20/10/2021

Triage category code N Health, Standard 20/10/2021