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The urgency of the patient's need for medical and nursing care as assessed at triage, as represented by a code.
Object ClassNon-admitted patient emergency department service episode
RepresentationThis representation is based on the value domain for this data element, more information is available at " Triage category code N ".
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|Value||Meaning||Start Date||End Date|
|Permissible Values||1||Resuscitation: immediate (within seconds)|
|2||Emergency: within 10 minutes|
|3||Urgent: within 30 minutes|
|4||Semi-urgent: within 60 minutes|
|5||Non-urgent: within 120 minutes|
National Triage Scale, Australasian College for Emergency Medicine
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|Inclusion in Data Distributions||0|
|As a numerator in an Indicator||15|
|As a denominator in an Indicator||0|
|As a disaggregation in an Indicator||1|