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Emergency department stay—presentation time, hhmm

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termEmergency department presentation time
METeOR identifier:Help on this term746098
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 20/10/2021
Definition:Help on this term

The time at which a patient presents to an emergency department for the delivery of service, expressed as hhmm.

Data Element Concept:Emergency department stay—presentation time

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Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termTime
Data type:Help on this termDate/Time
Format:Help on this termhhmm
Maximum character length:Help on this term4

Source and reference attributes

Reference documents:Help on this term

Standards Australia 2019. Date and time -- Representations for information interchange AS ISO 8061-1:2019 and 8061-2:2019, Standards Australia, NSW

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

The time of patient presentation at the emergency department is the time 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.

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Collected in conjunction with Emergency department stay—presentation date, DDMMYYYY

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

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

Supersedes Emergency department stay—presentation time, hhmm Health, Superseded 20/10/2021, Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 25/05/2020, ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018

Is used in the formation of Emergency department stay—waiting time, total minutes NNNNN Health, Standard 20/10/2021

See also Health service event—presentation time, hhmm 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, Standard 20/10/2021

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

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

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