The reason why a patient is removed from the elective surgery waiting list, as represented by a code.
RepresentationThis 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 ".
|Maximum character length||1|
|Value||Meaning||Start Date||End Date|
|Permissible Values||1||Admitted as an elective patient for awaited procedure by or on behalf of this hospital or the state/territory|
|2||Admitted as an emergency patient for awaited procedure by or on behalf of this hospital or the state/territory|
|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)|
|4||Treated elsewhere for awaited procedure, but not on behalf of this hospital or the state/territory|
|5||Surgery not required or declined|
|6||Transferred to another hospital's waiting list|
|Supplementary Values||9||Not known|
National Health Data Committee
|Use within a Question||0|
|As a numerator in an Indicator||21|
|As a denominator in an Indicator||5|
|As a disaggregation in an Indicator||7|