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Elective surgery waiting list episode—reason for removal from a waiting list, code N (Data Element)

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Definition

The reason why a patient is removed from the elective surgery waiting list, as represented by a code.

Components

Data Element (this item)

Representation

This representation is based on the value domain for this data element, more information is available at " Reason for removal from an elective surgery waiting list code N ".
Data Type Number
Format N
Maximum character length 1
Permissible Values
Value Meaning Start Date End Date
Permissible Values 6 Transferred to another hospital's waiting list - -
5 Surgery not required or declined - -
4 Treated elsewhere for awaited procedure, but not as a patient of this hospital's waiting list - -
3 Could not be contacted (includes patients who have died while waiting whether or not the cause of death was related to the condition requiring treatment) - -
2 Admitted as an emergency patient for awaited procedure in this hospital or another hospital - -
1 Admitted as an elective patient for awaited procedure in this hospital or another hospital - -
Supplementary Values 9 Not known - -

Comments

Origin:
National Health Data Committee

References


This content Based on Australian Institute of Health and Welfare material. Attribution provided as required under the AIHW CC-BY licence.

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As a numerator