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Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—episode end time, hhmm

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termEmergency department episode end time
METeOR identifier:Help on this term746717
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021
Definition:Help on this term

The time at which the non-admitted patient emergency department service episode ends, expressed as hhmm.

Context:Help on this term

Emergency department care.

Data Element Concept:Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—episode end time

Value domain attributes

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 value of the Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—episode end status, code N should guide the selection of the value to be recorded as the end time of a non-admitted patient emergency department service episode as follows:

  • If the patient is subsequently admitted to this hospital (including those who are admitted and subsequently die before leaving the emergency department), then record the time the patient's emergency department non-admitted clinical care is completed.
  • If the service episode is completed without the patient being admitted, then record the time the patient's emergency department non-admitted clinical care is completed.
  • If the service episode is completed and the patient is referred to another hospital for admission, then record the time the patient's emergency department non-admitted clinical care is completed.
  • If the patient did not wait, then record the time the patient leaves the emergency department or was first noticed as having left.
  • If the patient left at their own risk, then record the time the patient leaves the emergency department or was first noticed as having left.
  • If the patient died in the emergency department as a non-admitted patient, then record the time the patient was certified dead.
  • If the patient was dead on arrival, then record the time the patient was certified dead.
  • If the patient was registered, advised of another health-care service, and left the emergency department without being attended by a health-care professional, then record the time the patient leaves the emergency department.
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Collected in conjunction with Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—episode end date, DDMMYYYY

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

Relational attributes

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See also Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—episode end date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

See also Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—episode end status, code N Health, Standardisation pending 20/09/2021

Supersedes Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—episode end time, hhmm Health, Standard 25/01/2018, Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 27/05/2020

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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