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Emergency department stay—type of visit to emergency department

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term746597
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021
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The reason the patient presents to an emergency department.

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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

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Property:Type of visit to emergency department
Definition:Help on this termAn indicator of the reason for arrival at an emergency department.
Property group:Help on this termEntry into service event

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Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Supersedes Emergency department stay—type of visit to emergency department Health, Standard 22/12/2011, Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 05/06/2020, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 31/10/2012, National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016, ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018

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Emergency department stay—type of visit to emergency department, code N Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

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