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Definition

An overdue patient is one whose wait has exceeded the time that has been determined as clinically desirable in relation to the urgency category to which they have been assigned.

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Context:

Elective surgery:

The numbers and proportions of overdue patients represent a measure of the hospital's performance in the provision of elective hospital care.

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