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Emergency department stay—presentation date, DDMMYYYY

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termEmergency department presentation date
METeOR identifier:Help on this term746093
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021
Definition:Help on this term

The date on which a patient/client presents for the delivery of an emergency department service, expressed as DDMMYYYY.

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 termDDMMYYYY
Maximum character length:Help on this term8

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.

Collection methods:Help on this term

Collected in conjunction with Emergency service stay—presentation time, hhmm

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

Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Emergency department stay—presentation date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 25/01/2018, Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 25/05/2020, ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018

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

Is used in the formation of Emergency department stay—waiting time, total minutes NNNNN Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

See also Health service event—presentation date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 01/03/2005, Tasmanian Health, Draft 23/07/2012

Is used in the formation of Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—service episode length, total minutes NNNNN Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

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

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