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Emergency department stay—principal diagnosis

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term746102
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 20/10/2021
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The diagnosis established at the conclusion of the patient’s attendance in an emergency department and following considered clinical assessment determined to be mainly responsible for occasioning the attendance.

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Object class:Emergency department stay
Definition:Help on this termThe period between when a patient presents at an emergency department and when that person is recorded as having physically departed the emergency department.
Context:Help on this termEmergency department care.
Specialisation of:Help on this termService/care event

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Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Government Department of Health and Ageing

Property attributes

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Property:Principal diagnosis
Definition:Help on this termThe diagnosis chiefly responsible for occasioning a service event or episode.
Property group:Help on this termService provision event

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Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element concept attributes

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Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

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Supersedes Emergency department stay—principal diagnosis Health, Superseded 20/10/2021, Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 25/05/2020, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 31/10/2012, ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018

Data Elements implementing this Data Element Concept:Help on this term

Emergency department stay—principal diagnosis, Emergency Department (ICD-10-AM 11th Edition) Principal Diagnosis Short List code ANN{.N[N]} Health, Standard 20/10/2021

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